Speaker of the House. Nancy Pelosi. (D-Calif.) Told the House. Democrat. The 1. 1.2 trillion bilateral infrastructure bill will be passed in the chamber on Friday when moderates and progressives reach an agreement with the president. Joe BidenMassive spending package.
Pelosi made the remarks in a letter to members of the Democratic Cox after a closed-door meeting with Biden, who told reporters that the party would complete the task after leaving the meeting.
The 2 1.2 trillion bilateral infrastructure bill was due to be voted on this week. It was put under pressure from progressives, who demanded that the bill be linked to a spending package, also known as the Bloodback Better Act. Democrats hope to pass the spending bill. Senate Budget reconciliation process
“Today, President Biden honored us with his first personal visit to our Cox,” Pelosi wrote in the letter. “He welcomed a hero! His presentation on the values of Biden’s vision was warmly and enthusiastically received. We look forward to the successful implementation of the Bloodback Better Act and the Bilateral Infrastructure Bill.”
“There has been significant progress in negotiating a House, Senate and White House agreement on the Bloodback Better Act, but more work is needed to complete this work,” Pelosi added. “Clearly, the Bilateral Infrastructure Bill will be passed when we agree on the reconciliation bill.”
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