Sen. Sinema Says She Will Not Support Her Party’s $3.5 Trillion Budget Resolution

Senator Kyrsten Sinema (D-Ariz.) said she opposes Democrats’ plan to tie the $3.5 trillion budget resolution bill to the $1.2 trillion bipartisan infrastructure package, adding her name to the list of Democrats who say the budget resolution is too pricey. Sinema was one of the senators that helped negotiate the $1.2 trillion infrastructure package recently passed in the Senate. Centrist House Democrats are calling on Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) to pass the infrastructure bill on its own and not force a vote on the costly $3.5 trillion budget resolution. The bipartisan infrastructure bill “is a historic win for our nation’s everyday families and employers and, like every proposal, should be considered on its own merits,” said Sinema spokesperson John LaBombard. “Proceedings in the U.S. House will have no impact on Kyrsten’s views about what is best for our country – including the fact that she will not support a budget reconciliation …Read More

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