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‘Certainly not my intent’: Biden walks back infrastructure veto remarks

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By Jarrett Renshaw WASHINGTON (Reuters) -U.S. President Joe Biden on Saturday withdrew his threat to veto a $1.2 trillion bipartisan infrastructure bill unless a separate Democratic spending plan also passes Congress, saying that was never his intent. Moments after announcing the bipartisan deal on Thursday, Biden appeared to put it in jeopardy with his comment that the infrastructure bill would have to move in “tandem” with a larger bill that includes a host of Democratic priorities that he hopes to pass along party lines. He said of the infrastructure bill on Thursday that “if this is the on…

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