Biden Rejects GOP Infra Offer

President Joe Biden dismissed a Republican infrastructure proposal that offered modestly more spending, but fell short of “his objectives to grow the economy,” according to Valley News Live. According to White House press secretary Jen Psaki, the president “expressed his gratitude for [the proposal’s] effort and goodwill, but also indicated that the current offer did not meet his objectives to grow the economy, tackle the climate crisis, and create new jobs.” The Republican plan suggested around a $50 billion boost above the previous Republican offer of $928 billion, the White House said, still leaving the GOP well short of the $1.7 trillion that Biden is seeking. The White House also said Biden would “continue to engage a number of Senators in both parties in the hopes of achieving a more substantial package.” READ FULL ARTICLE >>