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- Biden Uses the State of the Union to Demand More Federal Resources and Less Legislative Brinkmanship - February 7, 2023
By Eric Katz, Government Executive
President Biden heralded federal agencies' accomplishments under his watch and called for additional resources and stability during his second State of the Union address, which he delivered to an often-times combative Congress on Tuesday.
The president attempted to get ahead of Republicans who are looking for a fight over raising the debt ceiling or blocking bipartisan legislation, saying a new majority in the House need not cause additional strife. He pledged to work with Congress to pass appropriations to fund agencies, while demanding additional resources for issues ranging from border security to cancer research to federal oversight.
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