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FILE - In this March 31, 2021, file photo President Joe Biden delivers a speech on infrastructure spending at Carpenters Pittsburgh Training Center in Pittsburgh. Republicans in Congress are making the politically brazen bet that it’s more advantageous to oppose Biden’s ambitious rebuild America agenda than to lend support for the costly $2.3 trillion undertaking for roads, bridges and other infrastructure investments. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)

Biden struggling with partisan approach to infrastructure

Joe Biden’s running out of chances to show GOP lawmakers that he’s ready to ditch partisanship. On Monday, he told reporters that he’s ready to fight for his $2.3 trillion infrastructure bill. Republicans fear Democrats will push through the bill without their input much like they did with the massive coronavirus relief package passed last month.


Rep. Johnson on upcoming transportation & infrastructure hearing

Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg is set to coax lawmakers into getting on board with a $3 trillion infrastructure package during a hearing with the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee. However, GOP lawmakers are raising concerns about the hidden agenda within the proposal, including Green New Deal provisions. One America’s Stephanie Myers spoke with Rep. Dusty Johnson of South Dakota, a member of the committee, about the upcoming hearing.