Biden plans talks with GOP on new infrastructure counteroffer, reviving hopes for bipartisan deal
President Joe Biden said he would meet with Senate Republicans to discuss the party’s $928 billion infrastructure proposal, reviving hopes for a bipartisan deal after talks stalled last week.
Biden told reporters Thursday he has not yet read the details of the GOP proposal, which is far narrower in scope and lower in cost than the president’s latest pitch for a $1.7 trillion infrastructure bill.
Biden did not reject the much smaller GOP bill outright. Instead, he said the two sides would get together and talk about it, which some viewed as...