Romney, Senators Craft Infrastructure Plan Without Tax Hikes (1)

June 9, 2021, 6:49 PM

The Biden administration is expecting a new infrastructure proposal this week from a bipartisan group of lawmakers, but those legislators are moving forward without any of the tax hikes the president has demanded to pay for his plan.

The group of senators -- which includes at least five Democrats and a handful more Republicans -- has decided against using corporate or individual income tax increases to pay for spending on infrastructure projects, according to a senator involved in the talks.

“There are no tax increases. That is a red line for us,” said Mitt Romney, a Utah Republican who’s ...

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