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Joe Biden, Chuck Schumer, Hakeem Jeffries Look to Project Unity Ahead of Spending Fights

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WASHINGTON—President Biden met Tuesday with Democratic congressional leaders as the party tries to project a united front on the economy and the coming fight over lifting the debt ceiling.At the start of the meeting, Mr.

Biden warned that newly empowered House Republican lawmakers could cut Social Security and Medicare, and he criticized a proposal pushed by some in the GOP to impose a national sales tax. “I have no intention of letting the Republicans wreck our economy,” he said.

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