After President Biden stirred controversy by claiming he would not sign a bipartisan infrastructure bill without having a massive partisan spending package alongside it, senior presidential adviser Cedric Richmond on Sunday said Biden will indeed sign the narrower, Republican-backed bill – with broader legislation to follow.
Biden said Thursday that the two bills had to be “in tandem.” On Saturday, he walked that back, saying he gave his word that he would sign the bipartisan bill and intended to do so.
During an appearance on “Fox News Sunday,” Richmond tried to allay Republican fears that Biden might not sign the bipartisan legislation, as well as concerns from the left about the need for a larger bill.
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“I think he did exactly what the American people want him to do, and that is Republicans and Democrats come to
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