Here’s how to kill the reconciliation bill- POLITICO


With help from Eli Okun and Garrett Ross

NEW JOBS REPORT — The July unemployment report drops at 8:30 a.m. The economy added 372,000 jobs in June, and economists are predicting a gain of 250,000 jobs for July. Yesterday, the White House called the anticipated drop an expected “transition” from “record-high-breaking jobs numbers” to “stable and steady growth.”

SINEMA ON BOARD — Sen. KYRSTEN SINEMA (D-Ariz.) and Majority Leader CHUCK SCHUMER reached a deal last night to secure her vote for the reconciliation bill. In the end, she wasn’t hard to get. Democrats wanted to raise $14 billion by narrowing the carried interest loophole. Sinema…

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