Democrats, Republicans Still ‘Far Apart’ on Infrastructure Deal: SenatorEpoch Times, United States politics | The Epoch Times

Republican and Democratic lawmakers have not come to a compromise on an infrastructure deal, according to one GOP senator, who added that Democrats have remained focused on providing unions billions of dollars and other organizations. Sen. Bill Cassidy (R-La.) told Fox News that some of the funding proposed by Democrats has little to do with traditional infrastructure such as bridges, roads, pipes, and electrical lines. Since President Joe Biden unveiled the multi-trillion-dollar bill, the White House and Democrats have provided shifting explanations for the definition of the term “infrastructure.” “The amount of spending for roads and bridges is so slow, and split over 50 states over five years. You’re not getting your bridge,” Cassidy said in a Sunday interview. “If you want to fix roads and bridges, come where Republicans already are,” Cassidy said, adding, “If you’re talking about spending hundreds of billions of dollars on public-sector unions, we’re far apart.” …Read More

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