Senate advances Biden’s $1T infrastructure bill in rare Saturday session


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(Worthy News) – The on Saturday convincingly advanced the bipartisan $1 trillion bill in a key test vote to break the filibuster, putting the upper chamber one step closer to passing one of President Biden’s marquee spending priorities.

The vote was 67-27 during a rare weekend session when the House had already recessed until September for summer break. The legislation needed 60 votes to move forward and 18 Republicans, including Senate Minority Leader , R-Ky., joined with Democrats to clear the bill past one more procedural hurdle.

It was not immediately clear when the Senate would take a vote on final passage since there’s disagreement among Republicans and Democrats on how long the amendment process should last. But Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y, said the Senate will remain in session as long as it takes to pass the bill. [ Source: Fox News (Read More…) ]

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