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89 progressive organizations urge Democrats to ditch the GOP on infrastructure

9 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement President Joe Biden ended a weeks-long infrastructure negotiation with a group of Republican senators on Tuesday because their offer was too small. But Biden is still talking to some Republican lawmakers about another version of a bipartisan deal.
Now progressive organizations are joining many Democratic lawmakers in calling for Biden to leave the GOP out of the talks altogether.
Led by Invest in America Action, Care Can't Wait, and Real Recovery Now, 89 progressive advocacy groups wrote a letter to Congress and the Biden administration urging them to use...
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Can President Biden Still Get A Bipartisan Deal On Infrastructure?

Can President Biden Still Get A Bipartisan Deal On Infrastructure?

9 days ago   |   By NPR

Now that infrastructure negotiations have broken down, NPR's Leila Fadel talks to Republican Rep. Carlos Gimenez of Florida about whether a new GOP group can reach an agreement with the White House.
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Biden ends GOP infrastructure talks, but new group emerges

9 days ago   |   By My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - President Joe Biden ended talks with a group of Republican senators on a big infrastructure package on Tuesday and started reaching out to senators from both parties in a new effort toward bipartisan compromise, setting a summer deadline for Congress to pass his top legislative priority.
The president is walking away from talks with lead Republican negotiator Sen. Shelley Moore Capito after the two spoke Tuesday, but would welcome her in the new bipartisan group, according to an administrative official who spoke on condition of anonymity to discuss the private...
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