American Families Plan Prioritizing Women and Workers Meets Resistance from GOP—Despite Bipartisan Support

The American Families Plan (AFP), introduced by President Biden on April 28, seeks to provide aid to American families, reduce child poverty, invest in teachers and education, ensure comprehensive paid family leave and subsidize child care. Despite the fact that 60 percent of U.S. voters support the AFP, so far, the plan has been met with resistance from Republican lawmakers.