Published On: Fri, Jun 25th, 2021

McConnell Now Pessimistic About Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill, Says 2017 Tax Reform Is GOP ‘Red Line’

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Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) said Thursday that he and his Republican caucus have gone from optimism to pessimism after President Joe Biden said he would not sign the narrower bipartisan infrastructure bill without agreement from Congress of the passage of his tax bill. Biden said at the second White House press conference on Thursday, after his press conference with the bipartisan infrastructure group, that he wants Congress to guarantee that Democrats’ multi-trillion-dollar non-traditional infrastructure plan, which includes undoing President Donald Trump’s 2017 tax reform bill, would also be passed. “And, so I think we’ve gone from optimism to pessimism as a result of the president’s second press conference,” McConnell said Thursday on Fox News’ “Special Report.” McConnell called Biden’s two talks on the infrastructure package, “a tale of two press conferences.” “After the first one, the president walks out with a bipartisan group and blesses an infrastructure bill that … Save 10% on Citrus trees with code CITRUS

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