Congress votes to keep government open as infrastructure vote delayed

Oct 03, 2021

House skips vote on infrastructure bill as Congress kicks the can on funding

The U.S. House of Representatives set out to vote on a $1 trillion infrastructure bill on Thursday, but the vote never materialized as Democratic leadership of the House lost confidence that the bill would pass due to infighting with the progressive wing of the party. It also appears that it will be an uphill challenge for the vote to materialize on Friday.

As of 3 pm eastern time on Friday, no such vote has come up in the House. The White House announced President Joe Biden would meet with House democrats at around 3:30 pm.

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Posted by: Pat Monks