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19 GOP Senators Snub Trump, Join Democrats To Pass $1T Infrastructure Bill In Major Victory For Biden



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The US Senate on Tuesday passed a roughly $1 trillion bipartisan infrastructure deal, a significant win for President Biden and the first step on his top legislative priority.

Nineteen GOP senators, including Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (Ky.), voted with all Democrats to pass the legislation.

Senators voted 69-30 on the bill, which was spearheaded by a bipartisan group of senators led by Sens. Kyrsten Sinema (D-Ariz.) and Rob Portman (R-Ohio).

The passage of the bill comes just before Democrats take up a budget resolution that greenlights their ability to pass a separate $3.5 trillion spending plan, packed with the party’s top priorities, later this year without GOP votes.

The bill is now heading to the House where Democrats are poised to give Biden a big win.

The following 19 GOP senators voted with Democrats to help pass the deal.

Roy Blunt (Mo.)
Richard Burr (N.C.)
Shelley Moore Capito (W.Va.)
Bill Cassidy (La.)
Susan Collins (Maine)
Kevin Cramer (N.D.)
Mike Crapo (Idaho)
Deb Fischer (Neb.)
Lindsey Graham (S.C.)
John Hoeven (N.D.)
Mitch McConnell (Ky.)
Lisa Murkowski (Alaska)
Rob Portman (Ohio)
James Risch (Idaho)
Mitt Romney (Utah)
Dan Sullivan (Alaska)
Thom Tillis (N.C.)
Roger Wicker (Miss.)