Biden narrowly avoids federal paralysis but suffers big setback
The US Congress adopted the budget extension, avoiding a “shutdown”. But the vote on the investment plan wanted by the president was postponed.
The joy was short-lived for Joe Biden. The American president first of all rejoiced Thursday, September 30, Twitter photo in support, the adoption in extremis of the text extending the current budget until December 3, thus avoiding the “ shutdown ”, the paralysis of services federal. But then he saw the vote on his vast infrastructure investment plan postponed by Congress .
Because after hours of frantic negotiations behind the scenes, the vote to definitively approve his historic plan to invest 1,200 billion dollars in the shaky American infrastructures has been postponed indefinitely , the fault of a fratricidal struggle in the Democratic camp .