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Pelosi and Sanders blame press for budget confusion

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Pelosi and Sanders blame press for budget confusion

Pelosi and Sanders blame press for budget confusion

Brian Stelter asks Robert Costa about complaints from top Democrats about the media’s coverage of the Build Back Better act.

Making policy news “accessible” is “a challenge for the media every day,” Costa says, but reporters serve the needs of the public, not individual politicians.


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