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Democratic Senators Sheldon Whitehouse and Jeff Merkley on Friday came out against to keeping Jerome Powell at the helm of the Federal Reserve due to what they see as his insufficient response to the climate crisis. ...
The Build Back Better plan’s provision to raise the cap on state and local tax deductions to $80,000 has alarmed Senate Democrats, who promised to raise taxes on the wealthy. ...
NBC News Correspondents Garrett Haake and Kristen Welker, as well as Robert Gibbs and Douglas Holtz Eakin, join Andrea Mitchell to discuss the Build Back Better bill, now passed through the House after the CBO scored its spending and tax provisions, and its future in the Senate, where Garrett reports moderates like Democratic Senators Manchin and Sinema “may take a knife or an ax” to provisions like paid leave. ...
Host Alex Marlow discusses House Republican Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy’s record-breaking floor speech on the Build Back Better bill, which the CBO has exposed as much more expensive than Biden promised. Plus, "Woke, Inc." author Vivek Ramaswamy explains how the government is using corporations to backdoor a radical agenda. ...

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