McCarthy slams Biden's first 100 days as 'bait and switch' after promises of bipartisanship

If I look at the 100 天, it’s more like a bait and switch,” McCarthy told福克斯新闻周日” 锚 克里斯·华莱士. “The bait was he was going to govern as bipartisan but the switch is he’s governed as a socialist.

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McCarthy said that less than 6% of Biden’s $ 2 trillion spending bill actually goes toward roads and bridges.

House Minority Leader, 凯文·麦卡锡, Republican of California, speaks during his weekly press briefing on Capitol Hill in Washington, 直流电, 在三月 18, 2021. (Photo by MANDEL NGAN/AFP via Getty Images)

House Minority Leader, 凯文·麦卡锡, Republican of California, speaks during his weekly press briefing on Capitol Hill in Washington, 直流电, 在三月 18, 2021. (Photo by MANDEL NGAN/AFP via Getty Images) (盖蒂图片社)

Republicans would be the first ones to work with him, but I think the very first thing we would need to do is define what infrastructure is: roads, 桥梁, 机场, Broadcom? We would get this done. [拜登] is trying to pick a number instead of foreseeing what do we need to make America competitive.

根据 the latest Fox News poll, 49% of voters favor Biden’s proposed infrastructure spending plan, 而 41% opposed the bill. On how to pay for the $ 2 trillion plan, 56% of voters favor increasing taxes on corporations, 而 63% favor raising taxes on people who earn more than $ 400,000.

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But McCarthy said that when Americans find out what the majority of the money in the proposed bill is really being used for, it may lose popularity.

But I think when America found out that just 6% is going to the roads, that they’re not going to be built for more than a decade, that we spend more on subsidizing electric cars than roads, bridges and airports in this bill, I don’t think that’s going to be popular,” 麦卡锡说.

But what we should read in that is that we should work together,” 他加了.

The minority leader said that he believes the American public wants the Republicans and Democrats to work together to find a solution to rebuilding the country’s infrastructure and how to pay for it, among other issues.

然而, McCarthy said that in Biden’s first 100 天, the president has yet to speak or meet with him on any matters.

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