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Reality Bites Reconciliation


Democrats this week released the first text of their $3.5 trillion plan to remake the country. It didn’t take long for the party cracks to become chasms.
For months, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer have presented their massive spending plan as a fait accompli. Were there teensy-weensy disagreements among members on policies? Not many! Did a few have qualms about the size and scope of the bill? They’ll come along! Was $3.5 trillion truly enough to cover the jaw-dropping multitude of government entitlements and handouts? Who needs math?!

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