WATCH LIVE: President Biden speaks about scaled down domestic plan

President Joe Biden has traveled to Capitol Hill to pitch House Democrats on a dramatically scaled back domestic policy package.

News 12 Staff

Oct 28, 2021, 2:30 PM

Updated 1,000 days ago

Share:

This live event has ended. 
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden has traveled to Capitol Hill to pitch House Democrats on a dramatically scaled back domestic policy package. It's now $1.75 trillion and without a paid family leave program and other priorities. But it's still a sweeping proposal with new health care, free-prekindergarten and climate change programs. Later, the president will make remarks at the White House. The president has wanted to announce at least the framework of a deal before departing Thursday for global summits. Progressive House Democrats want to see the fine print of the big domestic bill before voting on a related infrastructure measure.


More from News 12
1:33
Connecticut-based airlines announce biggest expansion yet

Connecticut-based airlines announce biggest expansion yet

2:15
Cloudy and humid with possible showers on Thursday, better weather coming Friday

Cloudy and humid with possible showers on Thursday, better weather coming Friday

0:24
Bridgeport police looking to identify suspects in June robbery

Bridgeport police looking to identify suspects in June robbery

1:58
Police: 2-year-old shot in hand and foot in Monroe

Police: 2-year-old shot in hand and foot in Monroe

0:59
Late Connecticut U.S. Sen. Joe Lieberman honored at memorial

Late Connecticut U.S. Sen. Joe Lieberman honored at memorial

2:52
The 2024 Olympic Games begin this week. Here's how Stamford is playing a role!

The 2024 Olympic Games begin this week. Here's how Stamford is playing a role!

4:23
Sen. Bob Menendez to resign from office Aug. 20 following corruption conviction

Sen. Bob Menendez to resign from office Aug. 20 following corruption conviction

0:28
Tijuana flavors arrive in Bridgeport with new deli

Tijuana flavors arrive in Bridgeport with new deli

0:51
Connecticut athletes ready to shine at Paris Olympics

Connecticut athletes ready to shine at Paris Olympics

0:30
Stratford welcomes 2 new businesses to Paradise Green

Stratford welcomes 2 new businesses to Paradise Green

2:05
 Overdose deaths in Connecticut spark effort to prevent addicts from relapsing, potentially dying

Overdose deaths in Connecticut spark effort to prevent addicts from relapsing, potentially dying

1:48
'This day is really special.' JFS Greenwich holds back-to-school event for refugee youth

'This day is really special.' JFS Greenwich holds back-to-school event for refugee youth

0:33
Newtown Action Alliance, other gun safety groups endorse Kamala Harris for president

Newtown Action Alliance, other gun safety groups endorse Kamala Harris for president

0:49
Kids Online Safety Act, led by Sen. Blumenthal and other national leaders, moves forward to Congress

Kids Online Safety Act, led by Sen. Blumenthal and other national leaders, moves forward to Congress

1:29
Nonprofit awarded $2M state grant to address menstrual equity

Nonprofit awarded $2M state grant to address menstrual equity

2:00
‘People don’t know Connecticut.’ Lamont hopes trade mission to Germany attracts new jobs

‘People don’t know Connecticut.’ Lamont hopes trade mission to Germany attracts new jobs

1:44
Fairfield University professor calls presidential race too close to call with Harris in the mix

Fairfield University professor calls presidential race too close to call with Harris in the mix

2:19
Westport police warn people to lock their cars, homes after 3 suspects tried to break into several cars

Westport police warn people to lock their cars, homes after 3 suspects tried to break into several cars

0:13
Bridgeport to offer free vaccines to children

Bridgeport to offer free vaccines to children

0:27
Local athletes set to shine at the 2024 Paris Olympics

Local athletes set to shine at the 2024 Paris Olympics