Sen. Mitch McConnell, the Senate minority leader, said Tuesday that Democrats who are dead set on using reconciliation to pass a sweeping infrastructure package are in for a fight.
McConnell, who was in Kentucky at the time, said the “era of bipartisanship on this stuff is over,” according to the Hill.
“This is not going to be done on a bipartisan basis,” he said. “This is going to be a hell of a fight over what this country ought to look like in the future and it’s going to unfold here in the next few weeks. I don’t think we’ve had a bigger difference of opinion between the two parties.”
The passage of a larger, multitrillion-dollar bill faces significant hurdles, even if Democrats use a procedural method that requires only a simple majority. It’s far from certain, in an evenly divided Senate, that moderate Democrats will agree to an expansive m
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