Sen. Sinema, Moderate House Dems: No Infrastructure Vote Means No $3.5T Spending Support

Sen. Kyrsten Sinema, D-Ariz., and a group of House Democrats say they won’t back President Joe Biden’s $3.5T spending bill if the vote on the bipartisan infrastructure plan is delayed, Politico reported.

Sinema, a moderate, told Biden at a private meeting Wednesday she won’t support the reconciliation bill if the House delays its scheduled Sept. 27 vote on the bipartisan infrastructure plan or if the vote fails, Politico reported Monday.

Rep. Kurt Schrader, D-Ore., said several colleagues are taking a stance similar to Sinema’s. Schrader is one of approximately 10 moderate Democrats making the threat to House leadership, Politico said.

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