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Stewart Verdery on President Biden’s Upcoming State of the Union Address

By February 28, 2022 No Comments

Stewart Verdery, founder of Monument Advocacy and former assistant secretary at Homeland Security under President George W. Bush predicted that any remarks about Build Back Better will focus on certain provisions of that agenda instead of touting the package as a whole.

“I expect he’ll talk about the parts of it that he thinks are still polling very well as opposed to the grab bag as a concept. The problem is that this bill became a Rorschach test—for some people it was a climate bill, for some people it was a housing thing, for some people it was health care. It got so big and unwieldy that it defied explanation,” he said.

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