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House GOP Squeezes Pelosi on Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill

Sept. 22, 2021, 6:17 PM

House GOP leaders are urging Republican lawmakers to vote against the $550 billion bipartisan infrastructure bill, increasing the likelihood that Speaker Nancy Pelosi will have to postpone a planned Monday vote on the bill given opposition in her own caucus.

The infrastructure bill -- focused on roads, bridges, rail, the electric grid and other public works -- was negotiated by a bipartisan group in the Senate to draw some Republican support. Top House Republicans on Wednesday began urging their members to vote against it because of Democratic plans to pass a separate $3.5 trillion tax and spending measure.

“Now that ...

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