The art of the infrastructure deal
A construction crane in front of the U.S. Capitol in Washington on Aug. 2.(Al Drago/Bloomberg News)
After weeks of negotiation, a bipartisan group of senators have put forth a plan to restore America’s infrastructure. The more than $1 trillion plan to improve roads, bridges, pipes, ports and lines of communication could be a centerpiece of Joe Biden’s presidency — unless he has his own deal in the works. Congressional reporter Tony Romm breaks down the far-reaching proposal.
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The art of the infrastructure deal
A construction crane in front of the U.S. Capitol in Washington on Aug. 2.(Al Drago/Bloomberg News)
After weeks of negotiation, a bipartisan group of senators have put forth a plan to restore America’s infrastructure. The more than $1 trillion plan to improve roads, bridges, pipes, ports and lines of communication could be a centerpiece of Joe Biden’s presidency — unless he has his own deal in the works. Congressional reporter Tony Romm breaks down the far-reaching proposal.
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