Little of the Biden administration’s budget proposal is likely to make it through a divided Congress

President Joe Biden and the White House released a $7.3 trillion budget blueprint several days after his State of the Union address, in which he outlined several of his priorities.

The blueprint is not an actual budget, as any spending originates from the legislative branch. Still, it provides Congress with the administration’s priorities for the year, giving the House and Senate some direction on where the White House wants to go with taxes and spending.

The latest proposal is different in that it not only lays out spending priorities but will serve as a benchmark for the president’s reelection campaign against former President Donald Trump, his vanquished 2020 rival. The Republican Party maintains a narrow House majority, and Speaker Mike Johnson (R-LA) was not subtle when he released a statement about the administration’s proposals.

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