McConnell: No Senate Republicans Will Back Biden Infrastructure Proposals

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From Epoch Times:
No Senate Republicans are willing to take up two recent infrastructure-related bills proposed by President Joe Biden, said Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) Monday, setting up the potential for drawn-out negotiations or the use of reconciliation. Biden had proposed a $2.2 trillion jobs package and a $1.8 trillion package for families. Both include money for roads, bridges, and broadband, as well as manufacturing, public schools, in-home care, and other provisions.  The president also sought to increase taxes on wealthier Americans, taxes on corporations, and capital gains taxes. “I think it’s worth talking about but I don’t think there will be any Republican support—none, zero—for the $4.1 trillion grab bag which has infrastructure in it but a whole lot of other stuff,” McConnell said during a Kentucky news conference. Several Republicans, led by Sen. Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.), proposed a package worth around $600 billion. “We’re open to doing a roughly $600 …
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