An Embarrassment for Biden

President Joe Biden delivers remarks about his Build Back Better agenda and the bipartisan infrastructure deal during a speech from the East Room of the White House in Washington, D.C., October 28, 2021. (Jonathan Ernst/Reuters)
Failure to pass the spending bills is still very much an option.

NRPLUS MEMBER ARTICLE S peaker of the House Nancy Pelosi told her members on Thursday, “Don’t embarrass” the president by voting down the bipartisan infrastructure bill. “Do it to save the president humiliation” isn’t the most stirring call in politics, I have to admit.

There were even stranger interpretations of the political moment on offer.


So the idea is to pass the infrastructure bill, to secure the framework to enable the passage of universal pre-K, so that Joe Biden can show up in Scotland and puff his chest out to Chairman Xi in the full knowledge that America can also institute the centralized education of the …

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