Rep. Pramila Jayapal (D-WA) joins Lawrence O’Donnell to discuss how the Senate can learn from House Democrats’ fight to include a minimum wage increase to $15 an hour in President Biden’s Covid-19 relief bill. As the Senate prepares to debate its own version of the bill, Rep. Jayapal says Democrats must remember what was promised on the campaign trail and “what we now have to deliver.” Aired on 02/24/2021.
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