. . .”The stimulus vote was nothing compared to this,” Clyburn said. Obama, who’s set a Thursday deadline for final passage of his top legislative priority, postponed a trip to Asia by three days to pressure or cajole wavering Democrats.
Clyburn expressed doubt that the House would vote by Thursday. He said lawmakers might have to stay in Washington right up to Easter Sunday, wrangling over their differences, and he wasn’t certain the showdown vote would take place by then.
“The chances are good, but I wouldn’t bet on it,” he said.