Tennessee Senator Bill Haggerty Puts the Breaks on Schumer Infrastructure Bill That’d Add $256 Billion Dollars to the Deficit

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer set up a pivotal vote on President Joe Biden’s infrastructure plan for Saturday, after breakneck talks to wrap up the bill on Thursday night fell apart. Senators in both parties spent the entire day assembling a package of amendments for consideration that could grease the wheels to final passage, but Sen. Bill Hagerty (R-Tenn.) refused to sign off under intense lobbying from Republican colleagues.

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