Senate GOP pans Biden infrastructure plan, preps new offer
June 4, 2021
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Republicans on Friday panned President Joe Biden's latest infrastructure proposal and were expected to make a revised offer as talks grind toward next week's slipping deadline for progress on a bipartisan deal.
Speaking after the release of a modest May jobs report, Biden made the case for his robust investment package to push the economy past the COVID-19 crisis and downturn, and into a new era.
"Now is the time to build on the progress we've made," Biden told reporters in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware. "We need to make those investments today to continue to succeed...