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Democrats Push $3.5 Trillion Spending Plan

Democrats Push $3.5 Trillion Spending Plan
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Issues in the News moderator Kim Lewis talks with VOA senior diplomatic correspondent Cindy Saine and VOA senior national affairs correspondent Chris Simkins about reaction to the US Senate narrowly passing a $3.5 trillion budget resolution as well as a rare bipartisan vote of approval for a $1 trillion infrastructure plan, the fallout and resignation of New York Governor Andrew Cuomo after an investigative report found he sexually harassed 11 women, the ongoing violence and human rights abuses in Afghanistan, the return to mask wearing and restrictions due to the COVID-19 delta variant and a new U.N. report on climate change calls for immediate and rapid action to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.