Biden abandons infrastructure talks after Senate GOP refuses to back tax hikes
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Republicans balked at the sum, arguing that any infrastructure package should focus exclusively on repairing the nation's roads and bridges. 1
Both sides had since compromised to an extent. 1Republicans upped their initial price ceiling, offering to spend close to $1 trillion. 1The White House similarly conceded ground, trimming its proposed spending from $2.25 trillion to $1.7 trillion. 1
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