28 Oct 2021

COP26: Biden appeals to Democrats to back his revamped $1.75tn spending and climate plan

Washington Correspondent

No one got everything they wanted, including me, but that’s what compromise is, that was President Biden speaking a short time ago as he appealed to Democrats to push through his $1.75 trillion environment and economy bill, which included plans to slash climate pollution and put the US on track to halve harmful emissions by 2030.

The package was so crucial that Mr Biden delayed setting off on his trip to Europe to rally political support.