Report: Biden Already Backing Off Infrastructure Plan, White House Considering ‘Breaking Up’ Trillion Dollar Bill

Report: Biden Already Backing Off Infrastructure Plan, White House Considering ‘Breaking Up’ Trillion Dollar Bill


“The president spoke recently with Sen. Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV.) and suggested he was contemplating her counteroffer of roughly $568 billion more seriously than he viewed the Republican response to his coronavirus relief legislation, which he dismissed quickly as inadequate,” the outlet added.

Senate Democrats are following suit, “meeting regularly with their Republican counterparts,” using the mantra “’slow, steady and piecemeal’” “to signal their willingness to seek bipartisanship on smaller-scale bills, even if that doesn’t square neatly with Biden’s initial vision of immediate transformational change.”

Democrats likely believe that more middle-of-the-road Republicans, like Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME), could be open to voting for a major hike in government spending if certain specific provisions are removed from the bill — or that Republicans may agree to vote for a bill that gives billions to physical infrastructure improvements in return for concessions on the more nebulous “infrastructure” proposals in Biden’s “American Families Plan” — proposals that include everything from universal free preschool to two

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