As Democrats continue to battle within their party over the price tag of the $3.5 trillion “human infrastructure” package, major business groups are failing to garner support among House Republicans to pass the Senate-passed $1.2 trillion bipartisan infrastructure bill.
While some House Republicans have voiced support for the bill, every major business group in Washington, DC, has urged Republicans to get on board, according to The Hill.
The chief of staff to House Minority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) rebuked the US Chamber of Commerce, adding that he wouldn’t take a meeting with the lobbying group, according to the outlet.
“People care what their local Chambers of Commerce and business owners have to say, not the US Chamber,” Brett Horton said. “If the US