Lit­tle of the Biden administration’s bud­get pro­pos­al is like­ly to make it through a divid­ed Con­gress

Little of the Biden administration’s budget proposal is likely to make it through a divided Congress

Pres­i­dent Joe Biden and the White House released a $7.3 tril­lion bud­get blue­print sev­er­al days after his State of the Union address, in which he out­lined sev­er­al of his pri­or­i­ties.
The blue­print is not an actu­al bud­get, as any spend­ing orig­i­nates from the leg­isla­tive branch. Still, it pro­vides Con­gress with the administration’s pri­or­i­ties for the year, giv­ing the House and Sen­ate some direc­tion on where the White House wants to go with tax­es and spend­ing.
The lat­est pro­pos­al is dif­fer­ent in that it not only lays out spend­ing pri­or­i­ties but will serve as a bench­mark for the president’s reelec­tion cam­paign against for­mer Pres­i­dent Don­ald Trump, his van­quished 2020 rival. The Repub­li­can Par­ty main­tains a nar­row House …