House sends Biden’s mammoth spending package to Senate with provisions that Democratic Senators oppose

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Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., presides over House passage of President Joe Biden’s expansive social and environment bill, at the Capitol in Washington, Friday, Nov. 19. AP photo/J. Scott Applewhite photo
Andrew Trunsky The Daily Caller The House Friday morning, Nov. 19, passed its version of President Joe Biden’s spending package, sending the $1.7 trillion bill to the Senate where it is all but certain to be picked apart by Democratic senators opposed to multiple provisions. Included in the House bill are provisions on paid family leave, state and local tax deductions, spending meant to mitigate the effects of climate change, and other items which have been met with resistance from Democratic senators whose votes are critical to passing the package in the 50-50 chamber. But despite the coming Senate hurdles and staunch Republican opposition – House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy spoke against the bill and Democrats’ “one-party rule” for over eight-and-a-half hours, bl
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