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Leader McCarthy Urges 'No' Vote on Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill

Posted on AllSides September 24th, 2021
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House Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) said he'll vote against the so-called bipartisan infrastructure bill when it comes up for a vote on Monday, because he no longer views it as "bipartisan."

"You know, I don't view it as a bipartisan bill any longer, where the Democrats have now made it one, over-$5 trillion bill."

Spending so much on new entitlement programs "would only harm the nation even more," McCarthy said. "I'm voting no."

Rep. Pramila Jayapal (D-Wash.), chair of the Congressional Progressive Caucus, says leftist Democrats will "vote for...

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