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Politics Key Democrat rejects vote on big Biden package before infrastructure-source

20:16  14 october  2021
20:16  14 october  2021 Source:   reuters.com

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Senator Kyrsten Sinema, a key moderate, told fellow Democrats in the House of Representatives this week that she will not vote for a multitrillion-dollar package that is a top priority for President Joe Biden before Congress approves a $1 trillion infrastructure bill, according to a source briefed on the meeting.

U.S. Senator Kyrsten Sinema faces reporters after Senate advanced debt limit increase on Capitol Hill in Washington © Reuters/LEAH MILLIS U.S. Senator Kyrsten Sinema faces reporters after Senate advanced debt limit increase on Capitol Hill in Washington

Aides for Sinema, who has the power to stop legislation from advancing in the 50-50 Senate, did not immediately respond to a request for comment.

(Reporting by Jarrett Renshaw, additional reporting by Richard Cowan; Editing by Scott Malone and Jonathan Oatis)

Everything on Biden's schedule points to one reality: It's time to close the deal .
President Joe Biden's schedule is making it clear: The White House is ready to seal a deal on his legislative agenda. © NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images US President Joe Biden gives an update on the Covid-19 response and vaccination program, in the South Court Auditorium of the White House in Washington, DC, on October 14, 2021. There are unannounced meetings with the lawmakers that hold the keys to an agreement. There are scheduled meetings with 17 lawmakers representing the two "wings" in the party's talks. There's travel to sell the plan to the public. There's even a CNN town hall.

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