President Biden is expected to meet with the House Democratic caucus meeting at 9 a.m. on Thursday morning before he leaves for Europe, multiple sources familiar with his plans told CBS News. The meeting could delay his departure to Joint Base Andrews, where he will take off for his trip to Europe. Negotiations are ongoing among Senate Democrats for Mr. Biden's social spending plan, Build Back Better. Democratic lawmakers continued haggling over final details of the legislation on Wednesday, with the fate of a new paid family leave plan — a signature campaign pledge by Mr. Biden and congressional Democrats — in doubt amid opposition from Senator Joe Manchin of West Virginia. But Senate Democrats including Cory Booker and Patty Murray insisted that no final decision has been made about paid family leave, a provision supported by progressives as well as by a number of moderates. Mr. Biden said last week at a town hall that the proposal for 12 weeks of paid family leave might be trimmed to four weeks. Progressive Caucus chair Pramila Jayapal told reporters outside the Capitol on Wednesday that over 40 members of her caucus would vote against the infrastruct . . . read the full article here.