'Difficult decisions' as Biden, Democrats shrink plan to $2T


House speaker Nancy Pelosi is warning difficult decisions must be made as Democrats way trims to president Biden's budget proposal if there is a few more dollars to spend their choices to be made the three point five trillion dollar proposal for expanding social services and fighting climate change is being chiseled to about two trillion but Democrats must satisfy the party's moderate and progressive lawmakers all of them to pass any deal and that's raising tough questions about what to cut some members had gotten back to me and said I want to do everything which raises the prospect of doing at all but on smaller budgets we will not diminish the transformative nature of what it is plus his bottom line we have to have something that will pass the house and passed the Senate passed the house and passed the Senate and I'm not asking members to vote for something that has no chance to pass in the Senate Ben Thomas Washington

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