Progressives Rebuff Pelosi on Plans for Infrastructure VoteBy
Liberal Democrats say they will oppose a vote on roads bill
Details of larger Biden economic plan remain in flux
Progressives Democrats in the House aren’t satisfied that an emerging framework for President Joe Biden’s economic agenda gives them the details they need to clear the way for a vote on a $550 billion roads and bridges bill.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi emerged from a meeting with Progressive Caucus Chair Pramila Jayapal hopeful that progressives would back the infrastructure package as the outline of a deal begins to emerge on the larger tax and spending package.