PBS NewsHour

How Democrats coalesced around the Inflation Reduction Act

Clip: 08/08/2022 | 5m 48s | Video has closed captioning.

After working through the weekend, Democrats are on the cusp of passing an historic, half-trillion dollar spending package. It's a mere fraction of what President Biden first sought more than a year ago, but significant nonetheless. Lisa Desjardins is here to unpack what's in the deal and how party leaders managed to shepherd it to the finish line when losing a single vote would have sunk it.

Aired: 08/08/22

Rating: NR

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