CINCINNATI, Ohio: President Joe Biden aimed to rev up support for his economic agenda with a visit to Cincinnati Wednesday, where he visited a union training center ahead of a CNN town hall.
The trip comes as the fate of his infrastructure proposal remains unclear after Senate Republicans rejected a $1 trillion blueprint i n a key test vote Wednesday. A bipartisan group of 22 senators said in a joint statement after the vote that they were close to coming to terms on a deal and requested a delay until Monday.
Biden expressed confidence in the outcome, telling reporters when asked if he would land a deal on infrastructure, Yes, we will.
While lawmakers wrangle over the details of that proposal on Capitol Hill, Biden was expected to use the town hall, in part, to talk about the broad strokes of his economic vision, making the case that his nearly $4 trillion package is needed to rebuild the middle class and sustain the economic growth the country has seen during the first six months of…