Progressives rebuff criticism of Biden's budget Progressives on Friday pushed back on criticism of President Biden's budget plan, Joe Biden's $6T budget: Social spending, taxes on businessUS President Joe Biden unveiled a $6 trillion budget for next year with new safety net programs for the poor and middle class. It would use tax hikes on businesses and high-earning people to power huge new social programs. President Biden releases $6tn spending planThe proposed budget would bring the US to spending levels not seen since World War Two. Live Updates: Biden’s Budget Proposal Calls for $6 Trillion in SpendingPresident Biden’s request to Congress, which must approve federal spending, faces better odds than recent predecessors because his fellow Democrats control both chambers. Vice President Kamala Harris will speak to Naval Academy graduates. McCarthy: Biden budget proposal ‘sounds like Venezuela or Cuba’House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy ripped President Joe Biden’s budget proposal in an interview with Sean Hannity, calling the proposal “too extreme and too expensive.” Biden budget to put price tag on policy priorities, earn likely Republican rebukeThe White House on Friday will lay out President Joe Biden's budget for trillions of dollars in spending on infrastructure, education and other initiatives, but the plan is unlikely to sway Republicans who want to tamp down U.S. government spending. Biden’s $6 Trillion Budget Aims for Path to Middle Class, Financed by the RichThe president’s budget envisions a redistribution of wealth that will allow more Americans to enjoy prosperity, and it invests in climate change, education and infrastructure. President Biden to propose $6tn spending planThe proposed budget would bring the US to spending levels not seen since World War Two.