‘A lot of us are gonna be disappointed’ with the latest version of Build Back Better bill, Democrat Sen. Ben Cardin says


Democratic Sen. Ben Cardin from Maryland speaks during a Senate hearing on December 7, 2021.Alex Brandon/AP

  • Democratic Sen. Ben Cardin of Maryland called for unity among Democrats to move Biden’s Build Back Better agenda forward.

  • “I think we can reach that sweet spot. Look, a lot of us are gonna be disappointed,” Cardin said on Fox News Sunday.

  • Democrats were issued a blow when Sen. Joe Manchin said he would not support the spending bill.

Maryland Sen. Ben Cardin on Sunday called for unity and compromise among Democrats as they try to push President Joe Biden’s Build Back Better social spending plan forward.

“We are prepared to move. We just need to make sure we have unanimity in our caucus. And that’s what we’re working on, and we will start on that next week when we return,” Cardin, a Democrat in office since 2007, said on “Fox News Sunday.”

The social spending plan faced a blow earlier…

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