Washington — President Biden is heading to Wisconsin on Tuesday to tout thereached with a bipartisan group of senators as the White House works to mitigate concerns on Capitol Hill about its passage alongside a sweeping spending bill encompassing Mr. Biden’s larger infrastructure priorities.
The president is set to tour the La Crosse Municipal Transit Utility in La Crosse, Wisconsin, before delivering remarks spotlighting the infrastructure framework, which the White House has said will provide historic investments in roads, bridges, clean drinking water and rail.
How to watch President Biden’s remarks
- What: President Biden delivers remarks highlighting the bipartisan infrastructure deal
- When: Tuesday, June 29
- Time: 2 p.m. ET
- Location: La Crosse, Wisconsin
- Online stream: Live on CBSN in the player above or on your mobile or streaming device
Mr. Biden announced Thursday the White House hadwith the group of Republican and Democratic senators, which focuses on traditional infrastructure. Democrats are also expected to move forward with a larger package using the budget reconciliation process that includes Mr. Biden’s policies for child care, education and health care and would only need to pass along party lines.
While the president said last week he would like to see the two measures move through Congress “in tandem,” a comment that rankled Republicans, Mr. Bidenhe was not threatening to veto the bipartisan infrastructure deal and reiterated his support for the plan.
Still, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell on MondayHouse Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer to follow Mr. Biden’s lead and commit to separating the two bills.