“Doesn’t matter when. Doesn’t matter if it’s in six minutes, six days, or six weeks. We’re gonna get it done.”
The sudden visit by Biden also came after House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, who appears not to be able to sway the increasibly powerful far-left wing of her caucus laid the groundwork to delay a vote on Biden’s Senate-passed, bipartisan, $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill for up to a month.
Biden was greeted at the Capitol entryway by an anxious Pelosi who escorted him to the Democratic caucus meeting. Biden did not answer any questions from reporters and gave a thumbs up.
Protesters outside the Capitol complex yelled, “Hold the line,” as Biden arrived.