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Pelosi rebuffs McConnell’s demands on infrastructure, holding firm on clearing a Democrat-only social spending plan

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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is holding firm on her commitment to not approve a $579 billion bipartisan infrastructure agreement until a party-line package reaches the lower chamber.

“The statement that I made as such is the statement I stand by,” Pelosi told reporters at a press conference, adding that House Democrats are “very pleased” with the bipartisan deal struck between President Joe Biden and a group of centrist Senate Democrats and Republicans.

“What I said last week and I reiterate now is that in the House of Representatives, that particular version … is something that we’ll take details ⇒

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