U.S. Rep. Jayapal asks Biden to continue focus on ‘Build Back Better’

U.S. Representative Pramila Jayapal leaves the United States Capitol
FILE PHOTO: U.S. Representative Pramila Jayapal (D-WA) speaks to reporters outside the House Floor of the United States Capitol in Washington, U.S., December 2, 2021. REUTERS/Evelyn Hockstein

By Kanishka Singh

U.S. Representative Pramila Jayapal, a leading liberal House Democrat, has asked President Joe Biden to continue focusing on his social spending legislation and urged him to use executive action despite Senator Joe Manchin’s public rejection of the plan.