Biden had 'productive discussion' with Schumer, Manchin -White House

by Reuters
Sunday, 24 October 2021 22:03 GMT

WASHINGTON, Oct 24 (Reuters) - President Joe Biden had a "productive discussion" on Sunday with Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer and Democratic Senator Joe Manchin about the social spending bill, the White House said.

"They continued to make progress, will have their staffs work on follow-ups from the meeting, and agreed to stay in close touch ‍with each other and the wide range of members who have worked hard on these negotiations," the White House said in a statement. (Reporting by Chris Gallagher; Editing by Peter Cooney)

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