Biden budget seeks more for schools, health care and housing

President Joe Biden, accompanied by Vice President Kamala Harris, second from left, National Economic Council director Brian Deese, left, and Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen, right, speaks as he gets his weekly economic briefing in the Oval Office of the White House, Friday. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden released a $1.5 trillion wish list for his first federal budget Friday, asking for substantial gains for Democratic priorities including education, health care, housing and environmental protection.