U.S. House progressives won’t back Pelosi call for infrastructure vote, Jayapal says

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By Richard Cowan WASHINGTON (Reuters) -Progressive Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives have enough votes to block a $1 trillion infrastructure bill that Speaker Nancy Pelosi has championed until agreement is reached on a larger social spending bill, their leader said on Thursday. Emerging from a meeting of her 95-member Congressional Progressive Caucus after President Joe Biden’s visit https://www.reuters.com/world/us/biden-give-update-democrats-spending-plans-before-europe-trip-source-2021-10-28 to the Capitol, Representative Pramila Jayapal said her group supported Biden’s vision …

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