Schumer’s Two-Track Plan for Biden Agenda Hits Party Hurdles (1)

June 17, 2021, 9:49 PM

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer’s plan to advance President Joe Biden’s economic agenda on two tracks hit stumbling blocks Thursday as moderate Democrats said they’re still working on the details of a bipartisan infrastructure plan and balked at a separate proposal for a $6 trillion follow-up as too costly.

Some of the Democrats involved in negotiating a bipartisan framework for a $579 billion infrastructure package said the details haven’t been settled, including how to pay for it.

Meanwhile, some of the same Democrats balked at a $6 trillion plan proposed by Senate Budget Committee Chairman Bernie Sanders with ...

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