WASHINGTON – In an effort to align his unity speech with his pursuit of a bold agenda, President Joe Biden has sold his $ 1.9 trillion Covid-19 package as a bipartisan.
But that message crashed into harsh reality early Saturday morning when the House passed the bill – without a single Republican vote.
In recent weeks, Biden’s chief of staff Ron Klain has rounded up the White House messaging device to argue that the president’s aid program is bipartisan, not because GOP lawmakers have signed, but because polls show that it enjoys the support of a large majority of deputies. the public, and because some mayors and Republican officials outside of Washington supported him.
The bill is now heading to the Senate, where it also lacks GOP support.
Klain has repeatedly cited polls in the face of criticism for pursuing a party approach.
White House Chief Digital Officer Rob Flaherty said on Wednesday …
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