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Mitch McConnell draws a red line at $600 billion for infrastructure and jobs - and says Trump tax cuts are off-limits

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY). Samuel Corum/Getty Images McConnell said the GOP won't cut a deal with Biden above $600 billion on a jobs package. He said there would be "zero" Republican support for Biden's $4 trillion pair of spending packages. Biden has proposed two packages with trillions of spending on physical and social infrastructure. See more stories on Insider's business page. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell drew a $600 billion red line for an in...
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Democrats torch the 2-page GOP infrastructure blueprint as 'a slap in the face' and 'a joke'

Sen. Ron Wyden (D-OR). Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images Democrats assailed the two-page GOP infrastructure blueprint, calling it too meager. One Democratic senator said the GOP was "light years" away from their position. The prospect of a short-term breakthrough on infrastructure appeared scant. See more stories on Insider's business page. Democrats had scathing assessments for the two-page Republican infrastructure outline released on Thursday, an early sign that a bipartisan deal wa...
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Republicans have an idea who should pay to overhaul the country's infrastructure: average people

Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME) and a group of Senate Republicans speak to reporters outside the White House in February. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Infrastructure talks are gaining steam in Congress, and Republicans are floating new road taxes on drivers. The GOP is lining up against a corporate tax hike, arguing it would hurt job growth. Instead, they're hinting they may support user-fees such as a raise to the gas tax or vehicle mileage tax. See more stories on Insider's business p...
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