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Republican leaders say infrastructure deal possible but can’t include tax hike

Republican leaders speak after a White House meeting on infrastructure in Washington

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The top Republican leaders in congress emerged from a White House meeting on Wednesday optimistic that a bipartisan agreement can be reached on a jobs and infrastructure package but warned that it can not include any raising of taxes as U.S. President Joe Biden has proposed.

“You won’t find any Republicans who are gonna go raise takes,” House of Representatives Republican leader Kevin McCarthy told reporters.

(Reporting By Jarrett Renshaw)

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