Democrats Threaten To Tank Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill Without A Complementary Reconciliation Package

As a bipartisan group of senators and the White House compromised on an infrastructure package Thursday, some prominent Democrats are threatening to tank its passage unless some of their top priorities are included in a complementary bill.

The bipartisan legislation includes more than $550 billion in new spending towards roads, bridges and other projects. But it omits key Democratic items like climate change and child care provisions, frustrating progressives who have said that they are blowing their chance to enact sweeping, long-sought policy goals.


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