US President Joe Biden has retracted his threat of refusing to sign a $1 trillion bipartisan infrastructure agreement unless it is accompanied by a larger and more comprehensive spending plan, and the White House suddenly turned around two days after reaching the landmark crossroads. Party deal.
Biden’s sudden turnaround occurred after Republicans rejected the US President’s insistence on Thursday to tie the fate of the two pieces of legislation together.The budding rebellion is becoming a serious threat to the government protocol Achieved two days ago and celebrated by the White House as an important step towards setting its economic agenda.
Biden said in a statement on Saturday: “At a press conference after announcing the bipartisan agreement, I stated that if my family plan and other priorities (including clean energy) are not sent to me, I will refuse to sign the foundation. Facilities bill.”
“This statement makes some Republicans feel uneasy, they think the two plans are not related, which is understandable,” he added. “My comments also give the impression that I am threatening to veto the plan I just agreed to. This is certainly not my intention.”
Biden’s quelling of anger highlights the tricky balancing act that the president, White House staff, and Capitol Hill allies must take to pass his remaining economic proposals, which are worth trillions of dollars in new investments and are accompanied by tax-rich individuals. And the growth of the company.
Thursday’s comments also marked a major mistake by a president, boasting that he has more than 40 years of legislative experience in Washington as one of his key qualities.
Hello, the initial attempt to formulate and pass the $1 trillion infrastructure agreement reached with the Republican Party Broader spending bill Supported only by the Democrats-even though the parliamentary process is called “reconciliation”-has cheered progressives. They fear that once a bipartisan agreement is reached, the political momentum for their priorities will fade.
But Republicans, including some who have expressed support for infrastructure plans, do not want to link Biden’s larger spending plan with his planned tax increase.
“No blackmail!” Republican Senator Lindsey Graham from South Carolina tweeted on Saturday. “In these negotiations, I have never suggested that President Biden take the bipartisan infrastructure proposal hostage, unless the free settlement plan is also passed.”
Although Biden, who spent the weekend at the Camp David resort in Maryland, said that the two bills would not be matched, he insisted that he would still “work hard” to get the two bills through.
“I hosted a winning campaign for the president and promised to achieve these two goals. No one should be surprised by what I’m doing,” he said.