Pelosi: Paid leave back in Biden spending bill

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Rep. Mark Pocan, D‑Wis., says Biden’s Build Back Better plan will benefit 4 million American families and create plenty of jobs.

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi informed Democratic lawmakers Wednesday that a paid leave provision will be added back into President Biden’s social spending bill, a decision that could draw the ire of moderate holdouts, including Sen. Joe Manchin, W‑Va. The proposal set to be included in the legislation outlines four weeks of paid leave.

Paid leave was scrapped from previous versions of the bill amid opposition from Manchin and others who raised concerns about the cost of expanded social programs.

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