House Democrats were able to pass their massive $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill during a late-night session on Friday despite infighting between centrist Democrats and the progressives.
The largest infrastructure bill in history passed by a vote of 228 to 206, with 13 Republicans voting with Democrats.
The measure, which was passed by the Senate in August, goes to the desk of President Joe Biden for his signature.
Several far-left Democrats voted no on the measure because they wanted assurances from Democrat leadership that they would be able to pass the far more ambitious $3.5 trillion spending bill.
Among those were Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.), who reportedly said, “I'm a no. This is bulls***.”
Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.) and Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) also said they voted no on the bill.
The massive spending will be touted as a great victory for Biden's political agenda. It will also be considered a huge loss for the Republicans, who could have killed the bill had they stuck together against it.
Here's more about the debate over the infrastructure bill:
Biden close to moving forward on domestic agenda l WNT
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