Progressive congressman and advocate for paid family leave reacts to Democrats' spending bill cuts


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Progressive congressman and advocate for paid family leave reacts to Democrats' spending bill cuts



Representative Jimmy Gomez has been a staunch advocate for paid family leave, but the White House has removed it from the spending bill’s framework. The congressman joined CBSN to discuss what the absence means for progressives and the latest on the nearly $2 trillion package.

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  3. There are two corporate owned senators blocking legislation that 94% of the house & senate support. 2 senators are killing our communities – stealing millions that was meant for Medicaid and community colleges. We did not elect President Manchin or President Sinema. They are owned by corporate money. Manchin has millions invested in the coal industry. Sinema is funded by big pharma. Jesus.

  4. You know Joe Biden is a capple president he's ready to go and Sarah if he was still a senator everybody knows that but he got to be embarrassed embarrassed because Joe Namath and Sarah didn't jump on board with the rest of the with the rest of the Democrat there a trader tell Joe they're a traitor to the Democrat senators are traitors to do the American people you know who they're not prepare to their lobbyists to the bright ring do the Republicans they're they're all lies it's a shame there's nobody called him out on it

  5. how do you know a Joe Namath and served with both for y'all once they get their way they might turn their back they might be lying this to get something path because they figure something is better than nothing I wouldn't trust them but if you want go ahead and and trust them I would say no not till you pass this bill first and then whip will vote on that bill don't be stupid don't be taking a full because Joe Namath take a fool he would treat you like a fool and when you look in the mirror at night after you pass this bill this to pass it Dave beer trailer

  6. Don't be a fool don't be a fool don't be a fool I guess you could tell Joe Namath full me once shame on me full me twice shame on me. Three times shame on me formula for time shame on you but you fooled me or fourth time I wouldn't pass this bill until date until you can pass what y'all want the first time and then you can pass this make America great again adobada version of it

  7. Paid family leave should be a employer perk for the workers and not another tax burden on the American people. I, as a senior citizen on a fixed income, continue to pay property taxes, of which a large portion goes for public schools funding when I don't have children in school. ENOUGH ALREADY!

  8. We get to use budget reconciliation one more time come April, & maybe we could revisit this program then. But I see Manchin resisting even using it again before the elections for '22.