Meanwhile, shortly afterwards, a House Democrat aide to the House of Representatives told CNN that while “extensive progress” has been made in drug price reform, a key initiative for Senate Budget President Bernie Sanders, the rules committee will not meet Monday – meaning full vote. it probably won’t be on Tuesday.
The aide said they “intend to vote as soon as possible this week,” but there was no firm timetable.
It is not clear how many advanced people will support both bills, but the meeting is a promising sign that the weeks-long legislative stalemate could be broken once the bill comes to a vote.
Last week, there was a consensus that the democratic leadership will not re-establish the infrastructure until a broader social security package is ready.