Schumer stated that after the bipartisan infrastructure legislation is passed in this chamber, I will immediately move on to the other track. He was referring to the social expenditure bill. Both tracks are essential for the American people and must be completed.
The bipartisan infrastructure agreement, which is a top priority of President Joe Biden cleared two procedural hurdles while the bill's actual language remained unfinished.
All 50 Senate Democrats voted for the legislation to move forward. However, it has caused division in the Senate Republican Conference. The legislation was supported by 18 Senate Republicans, including Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. Many Republicans claim they are still waiting to see the bill text and a score form the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office, before making a decision.
Both Sens. Both Senators. Collins stated that Friday night, the group sent large amounts of policy legislation to other senators.
She told CNN's Jake Tapper that we had been working on the spending and appropriations provisions over the past night, and then marrying them to our bill. We are almost done. However, large portions of the text have been already shared with Senate offices.