Biden, GOP senator to meet as infrastructure deadline looms

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden is set to meet with the top Republican negotiator on infrastructure, Sen. Shelley Moore Capito. Time is running out to strike a bipartisan deal. A White House official says Biden and the West Virginia senator will meet Wednesday afternoon. The administration says the deadline for a deal is June. 7. Biden and GOP senators appear to be pulling farther apart as they try to narrow their ideas. The president is proposing $1.7 trillion on roads, bridges and other investments. The Republicans countered last week with $928 billion. Biden has sized up that offer as unworkable.

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