It is. Roger WickerRoger Frederick WickerSunday Preview: Democrats See Infrastructure Bill Pass; Health experts warn of fourth wave of coronavirus Senate committee advances two Biden environmental candidates National service is a non-partisan priority MORE (R-Miss.) Aimed at President BidenJoe BidenLawmakers Say Resolving the Border Crisis is Biden’s Task Trump urges Republicans to boycott companies in the White House suffrage controversy: The GOP “struggled to formulate a reason” to oppose the MORE infrastructure planInfrastructure proposal during a Sunday appearance on NBC’s “Meet the Press” about funding the plan by increasing the corporate tax rate.
Talk to the host Chuck ToddCharles (Chuck) David Todd Sunday Reveals: Biden’s Border Issues, Gun Control Dominates Murphy, Toomey Says Background Check Bill Could Pass Senate Key Democrat Says Meet the Press, Believes Senate Can Pass MORE Gun Control BillWicker asked how the plan could be supported by both parties, as a central part of the proposal included a partial withdrawal of the GOP’s 2017 tax reform plan.
In my opinion [Transportation Secretary] Pete [Buttigieg] and I could do an infrastructure bill. What the president proposed this week is not an infrastructure bill, “said Wicker, adding that the bill is really a” huge tax hike. “
“I’m all for working with the administration on an infrastructure bill,” he went on before predicting that many Americans would lose their jobs if the corporate tax rate were raised to 28 percent, as proposed by the president.
“How could the president expect bipartisanism if his proposal is to remove one of our signature problems in 2017?” Asked Wicker.
“Let me just say, this will reduce job creation in the United States,” he added.
Wicker’s appearance came as other Republicans including Sen. Roy BluntRoy Dean BluntSunday Preview: Democrats View Infrastructure Bill; Health experts warn of the fourth coronavirus wave in 2024 The hopefuls of the GOP White House lead the opposition to the Biden Cabinet Trump pollsters: Greitens leads MORE in the GOP Senate of Missouri (R-Mo.) And Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnellAddison (Mitch) Mitchell McConnellWhite House: GOP “struggled to formulate a reason” to defy infrastructure plan. The White House says bills are bipartisan even when GOP doesn’t vote for them (R-Ky.) Have signaled their opposition to the White House proposal last week, while some Democrats, including Sen. Joe ManchinJoe ManchinLawmakers say resolving the border crisis is Biden’s job. 2024 The hopefuls of the GOP White House lead the opposition to the Biden Haaland cabinet in drilling on public land: The taxpayers deserve “a return on their investment” MORE (DW.V.) have raised hopes of GOP support for the legislation.
“I won’t get a bill that cuts them out completely before we start trying,” Manchin told Axios last month, referring to Republicans.
Others like Sen. Ben CardinBenjamin (Ben) Louis CardinCongress tries to contain Biden’s war forces. Democrats are fighting for tax increases for infrastructure democrats who are entitled to filibuster GOP, says Schumer MORE (D-Md.) Have indicated that the party will likely have to get the plan through a Senate budget vote, a measure that only requires 50 votes.