President Joe Biden is struggling to come to terms with the Congress he has. All indications suggest he is firing off legislation for the one he wants as he prepares to deliver two more $2 trillion dollar spending packages to Capitol Hill.
Similar to billionaire businessman and former President Donald Trump before him, Biden pitched his almost 40 years as a U.S. senator as evidence he would be able to strike bipartisan deals with Republicans — and centrist Democrats from swing and red states.
But Congress passed Biden’s $1.9 trillion coronavirus spending package last month with no Republican support, negotiations getting caught in snags created, in part, by Democrats — and Republicans who never offered a counterproposal the other side would even entertain. Now, Biden and his aides are poised to clear his $2.25 trillion infrastructure plan using the same unilateral process.
This time, some Democrats, again, aren’t onside. At least not yet. Though Biden is