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Biden goes even bigger on spending

CQ Budget, Ep. 200

President Joe Biden removes his face mask before addressing a joint session of Congress, as Vice President Kamala Harris and Speaker Nancy Pelosi look on.
President Joe Biden removes his face mask before addressing a joint session of Congress, as Vice President Kamala Harris and Speaker Nancy Pelosi look on. (Getty Images)

President Joe Biden outlined his plan for spending big on key areas in his prime-time address to Congress, calling for over $4 trillion in new spending with tax hikes on corporations and upper-income households. CQ Roll Call’s Jennifer Shutt and David Lerman discuss the hurdles Democrats will face trying to pass the proposal.

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