Democrats’ $3.5 Trillion Reconciliation Bill Includes Multiple Measures Benefitting UnionsUS News | The Epoch Times

News Analysis Unions are among the largest beneficiaries of President Joe Biden’s $3.5 trillion “Build Back Better” spending plan that has united Republican opposition while splitting Democrats in Congress during nearly round-the-clock negotiations seeking sufficient votes for the legislation’s approval. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) must overcome opposition from two Democratic senators—Joe Manchin of West Virginia and Kyrsten Sinema of Arizona—who worry that approval of the largest spending bill in U.S. history will severely damage the economy. In the House of Representatives, Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) faces warring moderate and progressive factions, each of whom are threatening to sink the reconciliation measure if fundamental changes aren’t made. Every change, though, risks reducing support from one faction or the other. Schumer must keep all of his 49 Democratic colleagues on board with the legislation and hope for help from the Republican side. Pelosi only has a razor-thin …

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