Submitted by ub on Sat, 11/06/2021 - 10:42

While Republicans failed to do it with Don, Joe and the Democrats finally got the job done for all Americans to reap the benefits.

The former guy and his Posse gave tax breaks to the rich. President Biden delivered a much-needed infrastructure package. Clean drinking water for kids, broadband access, electric vehicles, the biggest investment in public transit. It’s happening.

The measure paves the way for job creation and the biggest federal upgrade to the nation's roads, bridges, mass transit, and other much-needed projects in many years. This Bipartisan Infrastructure Deal delivers for hardworking Americans and it does not raise taxes for anyone making less than $400,000 a year.

President Biden: "It's time to deal folks back in. As you've heard me say, I make no apologies for it, these two bills, [...] are all designed to give ordinary people a fighting chance to begin to level the playing field."

President Biden got his biggest legislative win yet Including $550 billion of new spending on infrastructure:

$73 billion for the electric grid
$66 billion for rail services
$65 billion for broadband
$55 billion for water infrastructure
$21 billion in environmental remediation

House passes $1.2 trillion bipartisan infrastructure bill, the largest transportation package in U.S. history  https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/2021/11/05/house-passes-bi…

Analysis: With infrastructure vote, Congress gives Biden a long-needed jolt of good news https://www.reuters.com/world/us/with-infrastructure-vote-congress-give…

Roads, transit, internet: What’s in the infrastructure bill  https://apnews.com/article/joe-biden-technology-business-broadband-inte…

Some of the swing-district House Republicans who crossed party lines to help Democrats pass the $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill told Axios they believe they can survive the political fallout from their own party — and that their vote strengthens their own standing with general election voters a year from now. 13 Republicans who voted for the infrastructure bill are now facing a backlash