Countdown to a spending deal

CQ Budget, Ep. 233

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer and Speaker Nancy Pelosi have some key decisions to make on fiscal 2022 spending. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call file photo)
Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer and Speaker Nancy Pelosi have some key decisions to make on fiscal 2022 spending. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call file photo)
Posted March 4, 2022 at 1:28pm

With one week to go before current government funding runs out, lawmakers are struggling to reach a deal on fiscal 2022 appropriations while accommodating a new White House request for additional Ukraine aid and pandemic relief. CQ Roll Call’s David Lerman and Peter Cohn assess the state of spending negotiations and discuss a lower-profile bill offering a major expansion of veterans’ health care benefits.

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