House Democrats are aiming to vote on President Biden’s $1.85 trillion social spending package on Thursday as the Congressional Budget Office is expected to finish the cost estimate earlier in the day.
The final CBO pricetag has been final to the discussion as many moderates have been reluctant to vote for the bill until they know the bill will be fully paid for. House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer is optimistic he and his colleagues will be able to pass the bill.
“It is my hope that we will complete this legislation today so that this would be the last legislative day prior to the Thanksgiving work period,” Hoyer said.
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“I think there is a very good likelihood of a vote. Everything is in place, we just need a score. We’ve exhausted debate here for…