Biden praises infrastructure bill: ‘Deal signals to world our democracy can function’ – live
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In some rather unsurprising news, Senate minority leader Mitch McConnell said he was “pleased” that Democratic senator Kyrsten Sinema voiced opposition to the price tag of the $3.5tn reconciliation bill her colleagues are pushing.
“She’s very courageous,” the Republican leader told Larry Kudlow, the former senior Trump administration official who now hosts a Fox Business show.
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell says he is “pleased” that Sen. Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ) does not support Democrats’ $3.5 trillion budget plan, which is an early advertising gift for anyone considering a primary challenge in Arizona. pic.twitter.com/XJEt9hlhCR
Joe Biden appeared to take a small victory lap on Twitter, after a bipartisan group of congressional negotiators reached a deal on their infrastructure bill.
“It’s infrastructure week,” Biden said on Twitter.
It’s infrastructure week. https://t.co/wRCx1ceatN