"We have a framework, and we're going to the White House tomorrow," Utah Sen. Mitt Romney told reporters. "There is a framework of agreement on a bipartisan infrastructure package," Collins said. "There's still details to be worked out."
The lawmakers appeared optimistic after closed-door meetings with White House officials Wednesday. “We’ve agreed to a framework on the entire package,” Sen. Mitt Romney, R-Utah, told reporters Wednesday afternoon. “Republicans and Democrats have come together along with the White House, and we’ve agreed on a framework and we’re going to be heading to the White House tomorrow.”
Senators say deal reached on infrastructure proposal as bipartisan agenda faces make-or-break moment
Senators on both sides of the aisle said Wednesday evening there's an agreement with White House officials and 10 senators on a bipartisan infrastructure deal, with senators planning to meet with President Joe Biden at the White House on Thursday to discuss it. GOP Sen. Mitt Romney of Utah and Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin of West Virginia said it's fully paid for and offsets the new spending.
Senators involved in bipartisan negotiations say they and White House officials have agreed to an infrastructure "framework," and they'll meet with President Biden Thursday to brief him. "Republicans and Democrats have come together, along with the White House, and we've agreed on a framework and we're gonna be heading to the White House tomorrow," Sen. Mitt Romney (R-Utah) told reporters after a meeting Wednesday.
Eugene Goodman also helped prevent Mitt Romney being confronted by mob Capitol police officer Eugene Goodman throws out the first pitch at the Nationals game The US Capitol police officer hailed a hero for protecting lawmakers during the 6 January riot, threw out the ceremonial first pitch at a Washington Nationals’ game.
The Utah Republican is calling for the creation of a national commission that would study ways to reduce the massive, destructive blazes that the region has endured year after year. “We keep doing things the way we have done them in the past without recognizing that the world has changed.
U.S. Sen. Mitt Romney is announcing his bill to establish a wildfire commission. The commission would conduct a national review of wildfire policy and make recommendations to Congress. Draper City Mayor Troy Walker and Acting Director of the Utah Division of Forestry, Fire and State Lands Jamie Barnes joined the senator as he unveiled the bill.
Capitol Police Officer Eugene Goodman, lauded as a hero for protecting lawmakers in the Jan. 6 insurrection, will make the ceremonial first pitch for the Washington Nationals' home game Friday evening. Goodman will make his throw at 7:05 p.m. in the game against the New York Mets.
News Plus Digital Basic News Plus Digital Platinum News Plus Digital Plus News Plus Platinum News Plus Silver This summer, I find myself more interested in Mitt Romney than Bernie Sanders. More appreciative of Paul Ryan than Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. That is blasphemy to far-left purists, but my view is unrelated to ideology.
Senate Republicans spent months praising Joe Manchin for his insistence on cross-party compromise. Next week they will almost surely end his hopes for a bipartisan deal on elections. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) said he believed all 50 Republicans would oppose Sen. Manchin’s (D-W.Va.) slimmed-down elections compromise, which focuses on expanding early voting and ending partisan gerrymandering in federal elections.
“We support this bipartisan framework that provides an historic investment in our nation’s core infrastructure needs without raising taxes,” the group said in a statement. “We look forward to working with our Republican and Democratic colleagues to develop legislation based on this framework to address America’s critical infrastructure challenges.”
“We support this bipartisan framework that provides an historic investment in our nation’s core infrastructure needs without raising taxes." the group said in a statement. "We look forward to working with our Republican and Democratic colleagues to develop legislation based on this framework to address America’s critical infrastructure challenges.”
Sen. Manchin's suggestions "will [a] create level playing field" and "ensure that every American has improved access to the right to vote," @staceyabrams says, adding that she supports voter identification but rejects it when it is "designed to keep people out of the process."
A mother of five sons, Ann Romney is taking issue with the Biden administration’s use of the term “birthing person” in its federal budget proposal. “I’m not the ‘birthing person’ of five boys, I’m their mother.
President Joe Biden wants to pay for a new infrastructure plan by taxing corporations, but Republicans would prefer to use gasoline tax revenues — a stance that some say sits uneasily with their pitch as a working-class party. Biden’s original proposal was to raise the corporate tax rate from 21% to 28%, but Republicans have said that is a nonstarter.
Bipartisan Senate group strikes early $1.2 trillion infrastructure agreement as Democrats grow impatient
A group of 10 senators on Thursday announced an early infrastructure deal. The package does not include tax hikes, and only a fraction of it is new spending. It is unclear whether the White House will support the measure. See more stories on Insider's business page.
(Bloomberg) -- A bipartisan group of 10 senators has agreed to pitch a $1.2 trillion eight-year infrastructure spending package to President Joe Biden, according to people familiar with the deliberations. The proposal, backed by Republicans including Mitt Romney and Democrats including Joe Manchin, calls for $579 billion in net new spending beyond outlays that Congress was already expected to enact, according to the people.