The intra-Democrat power struggle intensified this week as two top senators clashed over what one of their states needs. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.)—technically an independent, but who ran for the Democratic presidential nomination twice and regularly votes with the party—started the spat by penning an op-ed in a West Virginia newspaper that’s essentially a press release for President Joe Biden’s agenda, promoting what supporters say would be accomplished if Democrats ram a $3.5 trillion budget package through Congress. The bill “is an unprecedented effort to finally address the long-neglected crises facing working families,” he wrote. Sanders noted that the package is opposed by virtually every Republican and thus requires all Democrats in the upper chamber to support it, even using a process called reconciliation that lowers the threshold in the Senate from 60 to 50 votes. Democrats can break ties because they hold the White House. “Poll after poll shows …https://www.theepochtimes.com/c-us-politics

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