House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) blasted GOP efforts to block Democrats’ proposed $3.5 trillion budget bill, as a possible government shutdown looms at the end of the government’s fiscal year on Sept. 30.
Pelosi began by saying she might not bring the bipartisan infrastructure deal to the House floor on Monday, as she had previously stated.
“I’m never bringing to the floor a bill that doesn’t have the votes,” Pelosi told ABC’s George Stephanopoulos. She noted that “this isn’t about moderates versus progressives, [because] overwhelmingly the entirety of our caucus, except for a few whose judgement I respect, support the vision of [President] Joe Biden and we will make progress on it this week.”
She said the vote