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White House and Democrats nearing deal on reconciliation package – sources

WASHINGTON, Oct 19 (Reuters) – The White House and Democratic lawmakers are nearing deal on a framework for a significant package of laws on social applications and local weather change that could possibly be introduced in coming days, in response to three sources accustomed to the negotiations.

The White House and Democrats are nonetheless figuring out the main points on the highest-line quantity for the package – whose authentic price ticket had been $3.5 trillion – however are taking a look at potential cuts to inexpensive housing and residence look after the aged, a supply accustomed to the talks instructed Reuters.

The sources spoke on situation of anonymity.

Reporting By Jarrett Renshaw, Andrea Shalal and Trevor Hunnicutt; modifying by Jonathan Oatis

U.S. Senators John Hickenlooper (D-CO) and Joe Manchin (D-WV) speak to each other in a hallway following the Senate Democrats weekly policy lunch at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, U.S., October 19, 2021. REUTERS/Elizabeth Frantz

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