Jayapal On Manchin’s $1.5 Trillion Reconciliation Price Tag: ‘That’s Not Going To Happen’

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On Sunday, Rep. Pramila Jayapal(D-Washington) once again made it clear that the $1.5 trillion price tag Sen. Joe Manchin (D-West Virginia) is offering for the Democrats’ budget reconciliation bill is too small for the sweeping spending bill. Speaking with CNN’s Dana Bash about the spending bill, Jayapal emphasized that while she is open for negotiation, the figure that centrists are suggesting is far too low to cover all the bill’s priorities. “Well, that’s not going to happen,” Jayapal said. “That’s too small to get our priorities in. So, it’s going to be somewhere between $1.5 and $3.5.” “I …

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