The same high costs that are hurting most are also taking money away from spending on Biden’s pet infrastructure plan
The plan, while ambitious and large, has not yet helped Biden in the polls or with voters
The President says America needs a government that will require using American materials
Bad as the collapse was, it also highlighted the collapsing infrastructure that needs attention in America
A decision by two leading Democrats to not be present at his visit showcases the collapsing approval within the President’s own party
Revenue from the taxes will help pay for the $3.5 trillion infrastructure plan
He says he won’t vote for the bill unless the cost is lowered and that vote is key to passage
Using the infrastructure plan passed by the Senate as a club, nine Democrats threaten to stop the budget bill.
Party moderates could halt approval of the budget bill, which is key to passage of his infrastructure plan.
Last minute delays thrown up by critics and Trumpites are not enough to stop the momentum for passage in the Senate.