U.S. infrastructure deal teeters after Republicans reject IRS funds

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Reuters

By Jarrett Renshaw and David Morgan WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The White House and U.S. congressional negotiators are scrambling to salvage a $1.2 trillion bipartisan infrastructure deal after Republicans balked at funding to enforce existing tax laws – a key way to pay for the plan – leaving both sides searching for a way forward. Senators and Biden administration officials still hope to hammer out the deal, including a plan to finance it, for a Senate vote on Wednesday, but both parties were growing increasingly skeptical Tuesday. “(It’s) hard to think there will be a bill by the time we vote to…

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