The difficulty of deal-making

It felt like the nation waited with bated breath this week as the jury deliberatedand then deliveredthree guilty verdicts in ex-police officer Derek Chauvin’s murder trial in the death of George Floyd.

But in Washington, 国会’ latest efforts to answer this seemingly intractable issue, via a bipartisan, sweeping police reform bill, have hit stumbling blocks. That includes a major split over Democratsefforts to make it easier to criminally prosecute police officers. 求你了. Tim Scott called the changeoff the table for me.
一些 common ground between the parties, at least in the upper chamber. The Senate overwhelmingly passed a bill denouncing discrimination against Asian communities in the United States and creating a new position at the Justice Department to expedite reviews of potential Covid-19-related hate crimes.

    The lone dissenting vote came from Missouri’s Republican Sen. 乔什·霍利 — which is a whole other story. The bill now goes to the House before being signed into law by President Joe Biden.
      Congressional Republicans also rolled out their own infrastructure proposal, and they’re keeping it traditional by largely limiting it to roads, 桥梁, ports and broadband. The price tag also includes fewer zeros: a just-shy-of $ 600 billion cost estimatestill dwarfed by Democratsmulti-trillion-dollar proposal.
          Biden made another big move on the global stage — 实际上, it is still a pandemic, 毕竟 — by recommitting the United States to significantly reducing its greenhouse gas emissions by 2030, as outlined by the Paris climate accord.
          重点: Whether in life or in Congress, tackling big issues with people you don’t always agree with is hard! But that doesn’t mean it shouldn’t be done.