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Live updates Biden meets with Sen. Capito on infrastructure package, urges more Americans to get vaccinated

President Biden speaks on vaccinations in the South Court Auditorium of the Eisenhower Executive Office Building in Washington on Wednesday as Vice President Kamala Harris listens. (Demetrius Freeman/The Washington Post)
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President Biden on Wednesday held a meeting in the Oval Office with Sen. Shelley Moore Capito (W.Va.), the Republican point person on infrastructure spending, at a key juncture in negotiations over the president’s legislative package.

Biden on Wednesday also declared June “a national month of action” to get more Americans vaccinated ahead of the Fourth of July. He has set a goal of having 70 percent of U.S. adults receive at least one shot by then. The effort includes an array of incentives, including free food delivery, baseball tickets and Xboxes.

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