Sen. Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) (left) passes Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) (right) at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, DC. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Sens. Schumer and Manchin sign secret deal

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) reportedly made an agreement with Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) for a smaller reconciliation infrastructure package. The agreement signed with the West Virginia senator stated debates on the shrunken bill would begin no earlier than Friday.