After scheduling a vote Thursday on a bipartisan infrastructure bill, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) once again put it off because she didn’t have a majority in her own party willing to vote for the bill.
Pelosi was under pressure from President Joe Biden to pass the bill as he went to Europe for a G-7 meeting and a Glasgow climate summit, but Democrat infighting once again foiled their plans.
Progressives won’t agree to vote for the bipartisan bill, which has already passed the Senate, until they have firm agreement on a larger social spending bill.
Biden announced a framework for that bill on Thursday, but some Democrats had not yet committed to it at that time.
It’s very possible that the entire Democrat legislative agenda could still fail, saving American taxpayers around $3 trillion dollars.
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