It’s a split that highlights two different ways of thinking about the progressive project.
The Vermont senator said he is confident that the other Democrats will convince Manchin to endorse nothing less than the full $3.5 trillion bill.
Liberals have long pined for a European-style welfare state. This bill would take a huge leap in that direction.
Former state senator Nina Turner secured endorsements from prominent progressives and was openly antagonistic toward Biden and the establishment.
Biden has done more than any president in memory — perhaps ever — to normalize socialism in American political life.
Democrats are attempting to remake our nation wholesale.
Bernie Sanders: ‘I Don’t Know’ If Democrats Will Try to Include a Public Option in $3.5 Trillion Bill
Senator Bernie Sanders, chairman of the Senate Budget Committee, says it isn’t clear if Dems will try to include a “public option” in the reconciliation bill.
Why stop at $3.5 trillion? Why not $5 trillion or $10 trillion?
Bloomberg reported that Bernie Sanders has drafted plans to partially revive the state and local tax (SALT) deduction for some taxpayers.
*Well, at least, not on gasoline.