Harris camp slaps Left over blame on minimum wage

Supporters of Kamala Harris are pushing back as pressure mounts on the vice president to override the Senate parliamentarian and advance a federal minimum wage increase, viewing this as an unrealistic liberal litmus test that could stunt the proposal’s enactment into law.

“This is more political posturing than it is about getting progress,” said Reecie Colbert, a prominent Harris supporter and founder of BlackWomenViews Media. Forcing the provision into the Biden administration’s $1.9 trillion spending bill could imperil the whole package.

The Senate parliamentarian ruled last week that the $15 minimum wage provision does not comply with the terms governing budget reconciliation, a Senate tactic Democrats are using to pass
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