The chief executive officer of the Associated General Contractors of America, Stephen E. Sandherr, issued the following statement in reaction to the announcement today that the House Republican leadership will encourage its party members to vote against the Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill:
“The House Republican leadership’s unfortunate decision to encourage its members to vote against the Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill puts at risk legislation that President Trump would have proudly signed when he was in office. This measure is virtually identical to the infrastructure proposals the former president put forth while he was in office. That is why 19 Republicans voted in support of the measure when it passed in the Senate last month.
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