Biden’s Build Back Better plans receive a boost as Manchin drops veto
After a summer of losses, humiliations and setbacks, the US president may be facing a slightly easier autumn as petrol prices drop, inflation slows and parts of his ambitious spending package are passed into legislation
After a dismal summer so far, it looks as though August may not be such a wicked month for Joe Biden, the beleaguered US president. With petrol prices dropping steadily, a pair of significant legislative victories within striking distance and other, lesser, wins on the horizon, a Democratic drubbing in the November mid-terms, while still more likely than not, is no longer a foregone conclusion.
Biden, who emerged from his Covid-mandated isolation on Wednesday, received ...