Democrats Scramble to Pass Budget As Deadline Approaches
Debate will be begin Monday in the House over the bipartisan infrastructure bill.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced that a vote will be held Thursday, and she says she’s confident the bill will pass.
A vote was originally supposed to happen on Monday.
President Biden’s $3.5 trillion dollar spending plan is facing a less certain future.
Moderate Democrats continue to have issues with the budget. They say it’s too expensive and being pushed through too quickly.
Republicans have said they will vote down any bill that links the infrastructure plan with Biden’s spending plan.
If the budget is not passed by Friday, it will trigger a government shutdown.
There’s also a risk of the U.S. defaulting on its debt, which would impact the global market.