Biden hits Congressional Baseball Game as hopes fade for infrastructure bill

Biden hits Congressional Baseball Game as hopes fade for infrastructure bill


President Biden took in the Congressional Baseball Game Wednesday night as he attempted to shore up support for a $1.2 trillion bipartisan infrastructure bill that faces an uncertain future after another dramatic day on Capitol Hill.

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) had scheduled a vote on the legislation for Thursday, defying left-wing members of her conference who want a larger $3.5 trillion social spending plan to move through both houses of Congress first.

However, multiple lawmakers from both parties told The Post Wednesday night that they believed the infrastructure bill would not come up for a House vote as scheduled Thursday, handing at least a temporary victory to the Democrats’ progressive wing.

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President Joe Biden attending the annual Congressional Baseball Game at Nationals Park on September 29, 2021.REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

Biden, who postponed a planned Wednesday trip to Chicago to focus on getting both proposals over the finish line in the House, arrived at Nationals

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