Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer's spokesman told CNN in a statement Monday that "the Parliamentarian has advised that a revised budget resolution may contain budget reconciliation instructions".
During the interview, Manchin suggested that while he's against raising the corporate tax rate to 28%, he may be able to support raising it to 25%, citing the need to maintain America's market competitiveness.
"I've reached out to the White House a couple of times now and said, you've got an easy bipartisan win here if you'll keep this package almost focused on infrastructure", Blunt told ABC's "This Week". "But there is still a great deal that needs to be worked out", the aide said.
Democrats had used the divisive procedural tool to pass Biden's $1.9 trillion Covid relief plan last month by allowing lawmakers to bypass the 60-vote threshold typically required for breaking filibusters and moving legislation forward. The change to the corporate tax rate is just one of several proposed changes slated to amount to the nation's largest federal tax hike in almost 30 years.
Roy Blunt chairman of the Senate Republican Policy Committee
But the proposal announced this week faces major obstacles in Congress amid criticism from the Republican Party and business lobbies that They oppose the rise in corporate taxes with which the plan is meant to finance. "The divisions of the moment shouldn't stop us from doing the right thing for the future", he said in a speech unveiling his plan last week.
"A dollar of federal spending results in only $0.67 worth of actual investment because state, local, and private sector entities reduce their spending in response to the federal dollars", think-tank president Scott A. Hodge said.
Part of the funding formula was a hike to a 28% corporate tax rate from 21% but that's going nowhere.
Trump repeatedly promised to tackle the nation's crumbling infrastructure during his presidency but never delivered on that.
Biden's plans have drawn criticism from both Republicans and Democrats, including Democratic Senator Joe Manchin, whose support could be critical to ensuring passage in a Senate split evenly between the two parties.
"We have to be competitive, and we're not going to throw caution to the wind".
Newtownabbey: Petrol bombs and bricks launched at PSNI
An estimated 300 people were present during the unrest, while two boys, aged 13 and 14, were among the eight people arrested. The clashes involved children as young as 12, according to a statement from the Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI).
Former Jordanian Crown Prince 'under house arrest'
Majali told Roya "No one will be more compassionate to Prince Hamzah than his big brother His Majesty King Abdullah II ". Jordan's traditional allies, including the US, Saudi Arabia and Egypt, have expressed support for King Abdullah.