After that, he goes to the Senate. It is expected to be adjusted by a Republican bloc that feels it is too expensive for an economy that is emerging in the early stages of a comeback as the pandemic abates.
House Minority Whip Steve Scalise on Friday urged Republicans in an email to vote ‘no’ on what he called House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s ‘Payoff to Progressives Act’ .
“It is clear that Democrats have no interest in approaching COVID relief in a timely and targeted manner and instead use the reconciliation process to block their liberal wish list agenda,” Scalise’s office wrote.
The Senate is split 50-50 by party, with Vice President Kamala Harris the deciding vote.