President Biden does not have a Monday deadline for an infrastructure deal with Republicans, the White House said Thursday amid a report that Biden is willing to drop his corporate tax hike in exchange for getting an infrastructure deal done.
Press Secretary Jen Psaki said that Biden intends to continue negotiations next week with Republicans led by Sen. Shelley Capito (R-WVa.) and said that the White House is open to a wide range of potential ways to pay for a bill as Republicans balk at tax hikes.
“We’re going to keep our options open to see what paths we can move forward on,” Psaki said at her daily press briefing.
Biden’s spokeswoman fielded questions at the White House as the president joined first lady Jill Biden for a bike ride near his vacation home in Rehoboth Beach, Del., where he’s spending two nights to celebrate his wife’s 70th birthday.
The Washington Post reported Thursday that Biden told Capito during