Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg said Friday on MSNBC’s “Hallie Jackson Reports” that the Biden administration has “to deliver this summer” with an infrastructure package passed through Congress.
Jackson said, “You have progressives in the words of Politico, losing their minds over President Biden waiting to get some kind of a deal with Republicans. On the other side, you have Senator Joe Manchin making very clear with NBC News this morning. He is not down to go it alone. He wants Republican support. If this June 7th deadline, if you will, comes and goes and Republicans aren’t where Democrats want them to be, explain where the math is. How do Democrats go it alone if Joe Manchin is not on board and not willing to do it without Republicans?”
Buttigieg said, “Look, it’s not just up to one senator who wants a bipartisan approach. So does the president. I think we