Bipartisan infrastructure talks on life support
Bipartisan infrastructure talks between Senate Republicans and the White House are on life support, with the two sides $1.5 trillion apart on a final price tag and little agreement on how to pay for it.
Senate Democrats say Sen. Shelley Moore Capito (W.Va.), the lead Republican negotiator, has another two weeks — maybe three at the most — to show significant progress before Senate Majority Leader Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) starts moving ahead without GOP support.
Capito and White House officials acknowledge they’re not close to a deal.
Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg told CNN on Monday “there is...