Paid family leave appears to be out of Biden spending plan -Hoyer
WASHINGTON - Paid family leave appears to be out of the agreement on President Joe Biden's spending plan, House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer said on Thursday. "Well, it appears to be but ... I can't answer that specifically," Hoyer said in an interview with CNN, adding that Senator Joe Manchin had not supported the program. (Reporting by Doina Chiacu; Editing by William Maclean)
Paid family leave falls out of Biden bill as tempers rise
Top Democrats signaled a deal is within reach on U.S. President Joe Biden's big domestic bill but momentum fizzled and tempers flared late Wednesday as a paid family leave proposal fell out and a billionaires' tax appeared scrapped, mostly to satisfy a pivotal member of the 50-50 Senate.