Tuesday Morning Open Thread: Truly, A Big Biden Deal!

More than 800 lawmakers, elected officials and other political leaders from both sides of the aisle gathered on the White House lawn Monday afternoon to celebrate the passing of an infrastructure bill that President Biden believes will revolutionize how Americans go about their lives for years to come.

After months of attempts to get House members to back the legislation, enough lawmakers — including 13 Republicans — supported the bill that ultimately looked drastically different from the one Biden originally proposed. However, Biden will list the passage of the $1.2 trillion bill as a key accomplishment of his first term and is doing so with a ceremony that the White House probably hopes convinces viewers of how hard the president is working for the American people…

Members of Congress, governors, mayors, state and local elected officials, as well as labor leaders, business leaders and other stakeholders, sat before a dais that included 30 key players from both sides of the aisle and representing diverse communities across America…

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