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Sanders: House Dems should block infrastructure deal if Manchin guts $3.5T bill

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Sanders: House Dems should block infrastructure deal if Manchin guts $3.5T bill

Sanders: House Dems should block infrastructure deal if Manchin guts $3.5T bill

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Bernie Sanders tells CNN’s Dana Bash he thinks House progressives should torpedo the bipartisan infrastructure deal if the Senate doesn’t approve a $3.5 trillion reconciliation bill, but adds that he still believes both bills will pass.


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