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Opinion Four ways to improve the Manchin package

Sen. Kyrsten Sinema (D-Ariz.) signals her support for the massive tax-and-spending bill, says Julian Zelizer. Zelizer: Republicans should try to add amendments to the Schumer-Manchin bill that could survive the last hurdle if attention fixes on them. He says Congress should redirect some of the money flowing out of the treasury to the two classes of new submarines we must have — and the shipyards that build and maintain them. Republicans will be hard-pressed to persuade the Senate parliamentarian to rule that such an amendment is germane to a tax bill, but that doesn't mean they shouldn’t try, Zelizer says. It appears on close inspection to be a huge push to bail out early investors in green technologies

The latest move in Democratic spending is a huge opportunity for the GOP to define the fall campaign beyond President Biden’s many and manifest