Biden: My Threat Not to Sign Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill Was Not Intended as a Veto Threat | WHAT REALLY HAPPENED

Biden: My Threat Not to Sign Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill Was Not Intended as a Veto Threat

On Thursday, hours after agreeing to framework for an infrastructure bill with a bipartisan group of senators, President Biden said: “If this [bipartisan deal] is the only thing that comes to me, I’m not signing it.”

On Saturday evening, the president said in a lengthy statement that his Thursday comment “created the impression that I was issuing a veto threat on the very plan I had just agreed to, which was certainly not my intent.”

But in his new statement, Biden doesn’t go so far as to say he would actually sign a bipartisan bill if Congress does not also send him a reconciliation bill (which Democrats can pass on a party-line vote).

Here’s Biden’s full statement:

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