Showdown on Capitol Hill: Moderate Democrats Hold Firm on Infrastructure Standoff with Pelosi, House Leadership

Posted on AllSides August 24th, 2021
From The Right

Lawmakers are back in Washington, briefly interrupting their August recess to forge ahead with President Biden's economic agenda, including a massive infrastructure package. And it's proving to be a political game of chicken between moderate and progressive Democrats in the House. 

So far, the moderates appear to be winning. Nine of them are in a standoff with Speaker Nancy Pelosi, (D-CA) and other House leadership. 

Overnight they tried to come to terms on a procedural vote to begin moving two massive pieces of legislation forward but left with no deal. ...

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