President Biden is set to travel to Cincinnati on Wednesday to promote his economic agenda and participate in a town hall broadcast on CNN, even as he faces the bipartisan infrastructure deal brokered by his first formal test in the Senate.
Biden will tour the union training center, the IBEW/NECA Electrical Training Center, where he is scheduled to make remarks on the issue that $4 trillion economic plan خطة It will create high paying union jobs.
The president will then head to Mount Saint Joseph University in Cincinnati, where he will take part in City Hall’s 8 p.m. ET broadcast. Mr. Biden will answer questions about the impact of $1.9 trillion economic aid bill signed into law In March, White House officials said in guidance to reporters, about the two legislative components of his broader economic agenda.
This is a bipartisan agreement to spend nearly $600 billion to repair and build physical infrastructure such as bridges, broadband Internet, and 3.5 trillion dollar budget outline Senate Democrats will seek to use it to pass Biden’s plans to build affordable housing, spur low-carbon energy development, expand home health care for seniors and Americans with disabilities, and more.
While Biden is away, senators are preparing for a scheduled vote to move forward with the bipartisan infrastructure framework, which has yet to be finalized nearly a month after Biden and centrist lawmakers revealed him at the White House. vote The result is uncertain; If it fails, New York Senator Chuck Schumer, the majority leader, may need to schedule another vote next week in hopes of moving the agreement forward.
Administration officials have been engaged in negotiations with Republicans and Democrats in recent days to finalize the deal, including how to pay for it in full. Even as those talks continue, White House officials have made clear in recent days that they support Mr. Schumer’s attempts to advance the bill on Wednesday.
“There are no secrets about what this legislation includes – it was agreed in a bipartisan agreement,” White House press secretary Jen Psaki said on Tuesday. “The only disagreement at the moment is about some of the payments, which we are working on and having discussions about. But, again, there is a lot of precedent, and we support Commander Schumer’s strategy going forward.”