Bipartisan infrastructure bill inches through Senate as Schumer pledges to stay until it passes

Posted on AllSides August 4th, 2021
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A $1 trillion bipartisan infrastructure bill was crawling through the Senate on Wednesday as Majority Leader Chuck Schumer pledged to delay the chamber’s August break until it passes.

The Senate will resume votes on “multiple” amendments to the plan on Wednesday afternoon, the New York Democrat said. Schumer aims to approve the final legislation this week, before he starts the process for Democrats to pass a separate $3.5 trillion investment in social programs and climate measures.

The Senate is scheduled to leave for its month long recess on Monday. The chamber appears unlikely to...

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