WSJ on Biden’s infrastructure discussions extending into June

June begins tomorrow of course, the Journal (may be gated) on continuing negotiations this week:

  • Biden administration says talks over infrastructure would need to show a “clear direction” toward agreement by the time Congress returns from recess on June 7
  • signaling that Democrats might be preparing to go it alone
  • “I think we are getting pretty close to a fish-or-cut-bait moment,” said Transportation Sec. Buttigieg 

Background to this is Republicans want at least two sources to help pay for projects, while Biden’s administration proposesd funding the measure through tax increases on corporations.

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