Progressive Democrats issue warning to Biden as he pushes for key deal with GOP

President Joe Biden is facing a possible mutiny among progressive Democrats in Congress, who are threatening him over a major border deal.

Tensions between progressive Democrats and Biden, along with his more centrist Democratic allies in Congress, escalated dramatically in October when the party split over stances on the Israel-Hamas war. Tensions are poised to worsen as Biden seeks a compromise with House Republicans to stem the border crisis. Progressive Democrats are warning that any compromise will be met with staunch resistance.

“The president would just do very well to remember it has never worked for Democrats to just take up Republican talking points and think that somehow Republicans are going to turn around and thank us for it,” Progressive Caucus Chairwoman Pramila Jayapal (D-WA) told Politico. “That’s just not going to happen.”

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