A leading Republican negotiator for bilateral infrastructure talks on Sunday raised expectations that an agreement could be reached this week – even as lawmakers stumble over public transportation costs.
“We’re almost 90 percent on our way there,” said Sean Robportman, Ohio. ABC News “This week. ‘
“We have a problem left, and we’re not getting much response from Democrats,” he said. “It simply came to our notice then. Our transit number is very generous.
Democrat top negotiator Sean Mark Warner has also discussed the hope that an agreement will be reached early Monday after some issues are settled, for which a $ 1.2 trillion package will be paid. And
Warner (D-Wow) said, “We’re going to the last couple of things, and I think you’re seeing a bill Monday afternoon. “Fox News Sunday.”
Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer said he would like to have a bilateral infrastructure agreement for voters and a fellow $ 3.5 trillion budget package before the Senate leaves in August. And
Democrats want to pass an infrastructure agreement With bilateral cooperationBut reconcile spending bills – a Senate mechanism that would allow them to legislate with a simple majority, easily ignoring the divided 50-50 chambers and Republican parties.
All 50 GOP senators ended a vote last week based on a procedure introduced by Shammar that would allow the House to consider the bill – because the text had not yet been written.
Still complicating the issue is House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, who on Sunday reiterated her commitment to vote on infrastructure until the Senate passes a بل 3.5 trillion spending bill. Will not allow
“The fact that the president has said he wants a two-way bill, and we all do, but that’s not the limit of the president’s vision,” said Pelosi of California.“This week,” he told ABC News. “I won’t put it on the floor until we have the rest.”
His remarks did not sit well with Portman.
“I’m not happy with what I said,” he said later in his appearance this week. “It contradicts the agreement we have on a bilateral basis.”
“Does that mean we won’t end anything?” Host George Stefanopoulos asked Portman.
Portman replied, “If there is a way, we can do it.” “I can’t believe the speaker of the house will block it.”