McConnell: Republicans won’t back Biden’s infrastructure tax increases

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell said it’s unlikely any Republicans will back President Joe Biden’s $2.3 trillion infrastructure proposal if it includes tax increases.

McConnell, a Kentucky Republican, said the measure is already flawed because it dedicates too little to fixing crumbling roads and bridges.

The tax increases are a non-starter with the GOP, he said, because it would involve reversing the 2017 tax cuts that became the party’s signature achievement under the Trump Administration.

“It took 30 years to get another comprehensive tax bill after 1986, and I don’t think there’s going to be much of any settlement among Senate
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