Biden to Meet With Bipartisan Group of Lawmakers About Infrastructure Proposal

President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris are set Monday to convene with a bipartisan group of Congress members and discuss the administration’s infrastructure proposal. The meeting will take place in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, according to the official White House schedule. The president and vice president “will discuss the need for a bold, once-in-a-generation investment in America to put millions of people to work,” the White House said. Sens. Roger Wicker (R-Miss.), Maria Cantwell (D-Wash.), Deb Fischer (R-Neb.), and Alex Padilla (D-Calif.) will meet with Biden and Harris, along with Reps. Garret Graves (R-La.), David Price (D-N.C.), Don Young (R-Alaska), and Donald Payne Jr. (D-N.J.). Biden recently unveiled a $2.2 trillion infrastructure plan but Republicans largely oppose it because it includes items they argue have little to do with infrastructure, such as funding in-home care for elderly Americans, though they’ve signaled they want …

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