The US Senate has struck an agreement for a 1.2 trillion dollar infrastructure bill in what could herald a legislative victory for President Joe Biden. He confirmed the agreement after meeting with the cross-party group of senators at the White House. The eight-year plan includes funding for roads, bridges, the power grid, public transport and the internet. But the deal is far from done as Mr. Biden said, it depends on if Democrats can pass another, bigger spending bill.
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