The Democratic President will be sitting down with the two Democratic US Senator’s that will decide his effort to get and Infrastructure , Social Safety Net and Budget legislation passed….
The two senator’s of HIS party hold the cards due to the US Senate rules and slim Democratic majority in the Senate….
The two Senator’s have held tight against the size of Biden’s effort to ‘Go Big’ ……
Sens. Kyrsten Sinema (D-Ariz.) and Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) are expected to meet with President Biden at the White House on Tuesday as administration officials and congressional Democrats seek a path forward on the president’s economic agenda.
The two senators will meet with Biden separately, a source familiar with the plans said. Manchin and an aide confirmed the West Virginia senator would head to the White House later Tuesday.
The meetings mark the third time in as many weeks the two key centrist Democrats will visit the White House to discuss Biden’s agenda. Both Sinema and Manchin have raised concerns about the size of a proposed $3.5 trillion spending package put forward by Biden and other Democrats.
But the two have frustrated progressives, in particular, as they have largely stopped short of articulating what specifically they want to see in the reconciliation package, which Democrats hope to pass without Republican support. Sinema gave an interview to an Arizona news outlet in which she talked about the urgent need to address climate change.
Manchin, meanwhile, threw cold water on the prospects of getting the reconciliation bill done in time for a planned Thursday House vote on a bipartisan infrastructure bill that already passed the Senate….