President Biden expressed optimism Wednesday about a compromise on infrastructure spending as he held the first meeting of his presidency with the top congressional leaders from both chambers and both parties. “I’m encouraged that there is room to have a compromise on a bipartisan bill that’s solid and significant,” he told reporters after remarks at the White House on the rate of vaccinations nationwide.

On Capitol Hill, House Republicans ousted Rep. Liz Cheney (Wyo.) as their conference chairwoman, the No. 3 leadership position in the GOP caucus, after her continued criticism of former president Donald Trump. Afterward, Cheney vowed to do all she can to keep Trump from returning to office.

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