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House Democrats Plan Saturday Votes to Advance Tax, Spend Plan

  • Budget committee eyes rare weekend meet on reconciliation
  • Move comes as progressives demand quick action on Biden plan
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Pelosi and Democrats Vow to Avert Government Shutdown

House Democrats are attempting to move forward with the next procedural step needed to pass President Joe Biden’s economic agenda, penciling in a rare Saturday committee meeting to advance a proposed $3.5 trillion package. 

The Budget Committee’s markup could occur Friday instead of Saturday, if Republicans agree to an expedited schedule, Chairman John Yarmuth said, adding that he expects the full House to consider the package next week.