The critical moment for the Democratic agenda

Senate Democrats want to pass a scaled-down “Build Back Better” reconciliation package before the August recess despite Republican Leader Mitch McConnell’s threat to suspend a bipartisan chip manufacturing and economic competitiveness bill in retaliation. CQ Roll Call’s David Lerman and Peter Cohn consider legislative options for what could be a chaotic and unpredictable July work session on Capitol Hill.

Show Notes:

  • For chips and budget packages, Democrats face choices
  • McConnell threatens to back Chinese bill, citing budget talks
  • Unexplained tax revenue growth upsets budget managers
  • Republicans split on adding semiconductor tax breaks to competition bill
  • Leahy is recovering from hip replacement surgery

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