| Part Of House Debates Social Spending Plan, Vote Expected Later Tonight

U.S. House of Representatives

House Session, Part 2

The House worked on President Biden’s social spending plan, also known as the Build Back Better Act. Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA)… read more

The House worked on President Biden’s social spending plan, also known as the Build Back Better Act. Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) spoke in opposition to the bill for eight hours and 32 minutes, thus preventing a final passage vote on the measure. Leader McCarthy speech broke a record set by Representative Nancy Pelosi (D-CA), who while she was the minority leader in 2018 spoke about immigration for eight hours and seven minutes. close

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