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December 15, 2021

Biden Gets Behind New Push to Turn to Voting Rights Legislation

Texas News Today – President Joe Biden encouraged the Senate to perform a sudden switch to voting rights legislation after his hopes of passing his signature Build Back Better plan by Christmas faded. Read the full article.

Biden spoke out after Democrat rebel Senator Manchin appeared to kill chances of the $1.75 trillion bill passing in the near future by refusing to back it.  

When asked if congressional Democrats should now focus on voting rights legislation this year and put off Build Back Better plan until 2022, Biden said they should. 

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