Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) said Monday that he doesn’t expect any Republican senators will back President Joe Biden’s $4 trillion plans.
“If they can’t get all their ducks in a row, to use reconciliation again they’ll have to have every single Democrat in the Senate, all of them, in line, in lockstep, in order to do that. A number of them are saying they agree with us,” McConnell said at a press conference. “I think it’s worth talking about, but I don’t think there’ll be any Republican senators, none, zero, for the $4.1 trillion grab bag, which has infrastructure in it, but a whole lot of other stuff.”
McConnell discussed the 2017 tax bill, which lowered the corporate tax rate to 21 percent, saying, “We’re not willing to pay for it by undoing the 2017 bill.”
“We’re open to doing a roughly $600 billion package which deals with what all of us would agree is infrastructure and to talk about