Schumer: Dems’ $3.5 Trillion Budget Deal Includes New Medicare Benefits

By Amy Lotven / July 13, 2021 at 11:38 PM
Senate Budget Committee Democrats late Tuesday (July 12) agreed on a $3.5 trillion budget resolution that includes funding to add dental, hearing and vision benefits to Medicare, Senate Majority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY) said following a two-hour meeting with the committee . President Joe Biden plans to meet with senators on the plan during their lunches Wednesday. “We have ‘white smoke over the Vatican’ in the budget committee,” Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) tweeted at about 9:30 pm. “On to the...

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