House Dems plan budget vote next week, defying moderates

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi speaks at a press event regarding the Emergency Rental Assistance program in San Francisco, Tuesday, Aug. 10,2021. The program makes federal funding available to assist pandemic-affected rental households with rent, back-rent, and utility payments. (AP Photo/Nick Otto)

WASHINGTON — Top Democrats plan House votes next week on a budget resolution that could clear a path for future passage of a $3.5 trillion, 10-year social and environment package, suggesting a showdown ahead with rebellious party moderates.