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Pelosi implores Democrats to 'embrace' emerging deal

Added 10-26-21 11:57:02am EST - “Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) on Tuesday beseeched progressive and moderate Democrats to compromise and "embrace" the emerging deal on President Biden's mammoth social spending package, warning that time was running out for Democrats…” - Thehill.com

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Speaker Nancy PelosiNancy PelosiDemocrats face critical 72 hours Equilibrium/Sustainability — Presented by Southern Company — 'Too late to evacuate' after wildfire debris Greene fined a third time for refusing to wear mask on House floor MORE (D-Calif.) on Tuesday beseeched progressive and moderate Democrats to compromise and “embrace” the emerging deal on President BidenJoe BidenOvernight Energy & Environment — Presented by American Clean Power — Methane fee faces negotiations White House rejects latest Trump claim of executive privilege The No Surprises Act:  a bill long overdue MORE’s mammoth social spending package, warning that time was running out for Democrats to notch a huge legislative victory.

“We are on the verge of something major, transformative, historic and bigger than anything else,” Pelosi told Democrats during a closed-door caucus meeting in the Capitol, according to a source in the room. 

“Embrace it for what it is,” she added. “No bill is everything. We cannot miss this opportunity.”

But the Speaker also laid down a marker, saying she would not bring the Senate-passed bipartisan infrastructure framework to the House floor until her party cemented an agreement on the larger social benefits bill. That reassured progressives.

"I'm somewhat encouraged by something the Speaker just told us, which is that we wouldn't be asked to vote on the BIF unless and until we have rock-solid assurance that the same reconciliation bill is going to pass the House and the Senate and that it's all locked down," Rep. Jared HuffmanJared William Huffman Ban on new offshore drilling must stay in the Build Back Better Act Biden leaves meeting saying 'it doesn't matter' when bill is passed Democratic lawmaker calls 'live-leaker' a schmuck and a coward MORE (D-Calif.) told The Hill, referring to the bipartisan infrastructure bill.

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