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White House deputy press secretary Andrew Bates said that the president has seen the senators’ infrastructure plan.
‘The president appreciates the senators’ work to advance critical investments we need to create good jobs, prepare for our clean energy future and compete in the global economy,” he said in a statement. “Questions need to be addressed particularly around the details of both policy and pay fors, among other matters.”
A bipartisan group of 10 senators reached an agreement on a $1tn infrastructure package.
This new deal comes after negotiations between Joe Biden and the Republican party reached an impasse. A group of five Democrats and five Republicans – Bill Cassidy, Susan Collins, Joe Manchin, Lisa Murkowski, Rob Portman, Mitt Romney, Jeanne Shaheen, Kyrsten Sinema, Jon Tester, and Mark Warner – developed the $1.2tn plan.