Biden’s Coalition Cracks, Top Democrats Beginning to Doubt White House
As negotiations over raising the nation’s debt limit drag on, House Democrats are becoming worried that President Joe Biden could produce a deal that is a disaster for them.
According to Punchbowl News, which cited Democratic Rep. Susan Wild of Pennsylvania as an example, moderates representing potential swing-seat districts worry that whatever Biden is cooking up will burn them at the polls next year.
An unnamed Democratic aide vented that Democrats may not feel obligated to back whatever agreement Biden reaches with House Speaker Kevin McCarthy.
Democratic Rep. Pramila Jayapal of Washington, chairwoman of the Progressive Caucus, said House Democrats need a voice in whatever Biden agrees to, implying they are left in the dark about what’s taking shape, according to NBC.
House Democrats are now gripped with panic that President Bid …
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