Senate passes $1T bipartisan infrastructure bill in major victory for Biden

The Senate on Tuesday passed a roughly $1 trillion bipartisan infrastructure deal, a significant win for President Biden and the first step on his top legislative priority. Senators voted 69-30 on the bill, which was spearheaded by a bipartisan group of senators led by Sens. Kyrsten Sinema (D-Ariz.) and Rob Portman (R-Ohio). Nineteen GOP senators voted with all Democrats to pass theContinue reading “Senate passes $1T bipartisan infrastructure bill in major victory for Biden”

‘$2 Trillion Was Already the Compromise’: Progressive Revolt Brews Over Biden’s Infrastructure Offer to GOP

“The president can’t expect us to vote for an infrastructure deal dictated by the Republican Party,” said Rep. Jamaal Bowman. A potential progressive revolt is brewing over President Joe Biden’s compromise offer to Senate Republicans on infrastructure, a proposal that would leave in place the corporate tax rate established under the Trump administration and cutContinue reading “‘$2 Trillion Was Already the Compromise’: Progressive Revolt Brews Over Biden’s Infrastructure Offer to GOP”

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