Joe Biden’s proposed tax hikes hit snags within own party
Congressional staff are said to be already paring down the ideas that have been floated to make them workable in terms of policy and politics
Washington — Weeks after US President Joe Biden pitched the first major set of tax increases since 1993, signs are mounting that anxiety among congressional Democrats will significantly temper any increases that manage to pass Congress.
“We are trying to identify a menu of options” that can pass, Senator Chris van Hollen of Maryland said in an interview. “You need to get every one of your 50 Democratic senators on board. There is no room for error.”..