(ReliableNews.org) – Infrastructure is one of the few areas that both Republicans and Democrats believe needs attention. President Joe Biden had an opportunity to get a bipartisan agreement on legislation to rebuild America’s crumbling roads, bridges, and expand broadband; instead, he introduced a $2-trillion partisan plan that the GOP and even some moderate Democrats do not support. Now, he’s being accused of obstructing a more reasonable plan.
On April 26, Republican National Committee Chairwoman Ronna McDaniel called out Biden for standing in the way of the GOP’s infrastructure plan.
Even Democrat Senators are calling on Biden to remove the non-infrastructure from his “infrastructure” proposal.
Republicans proposed a bill that spends more on actual infrastructure like roads and bridges.
It’s time Biden stops standing in the way of bipartisan legislation.
— Ronna McDaniel (@GOPChairwoman) April 26, 2021
The GOP’s proposal is more targeted and removes the Left’s wish list items, like the money for green energy. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) called the Republicans’ $600 billion plan a “good starting point.” He has said that he opposes his party using budget reconciliation to pass Biden’s proposal and prefers a more targeted plan.
Democrats in the House and Senate should put both plans forward and see which proposal gets more votes. Instead, it seems they are intent on trying to shoehorn Biden’s radical plan through Congress.
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