Progressives Blink First, Offer To Cut Spending Short To Reduce $3.5 Trillion Plan

House progressives have just become the first to blink in a congressional standoff with Senate moderates over the price tag on the Biden administration’s massive domestic agenda – and are now open to scaling back programs by attaching expiration dates, rather than them be permanent according to Bloomberg.

Rep. Pramila Jayapal (D-WA), head of the 96-member Congressional Progressive Caucus

One of the ideas out there is to fully fund what we can fully fund, but instead of funding it for 10 years, fund it for five years,” said Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) in a statement to CBS‘s “Face the Nation.”