Schumer Wants Senate’s $1.9T Spending Bill Vote by Christmas

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., wants to see the $1.9 Build Back Better budget reconciliation bill come to the Senate floor for a vote by Christmas.

“My goal is to have the Senate debate and pass [President Joe Biden’s] Build Back Better legislation before we hit Christmas Day,” Schumer told reporters Tuesday. “No one here should expect legislation of this magnitude to be easy.”

Sources told The Hill, Schumer is eyeing the week of Dec. 13 for a floor vote on the bill.

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