House Progressives are cautiously scaling back on their demands for passage of the $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill, passed in August by a bipartisan vote in the Senate. For months, progressives in the lower chamber have broadcasted demands that the House not move to consider the infrastructure bill before passage of the much more expansive budget bill. Progressives insisted that they could not count on their moderate colleagues to pass the budget if the infrastructure bill was already passed. Now, they are ceding an inch on these demands, saying that they will consider the infrastructure bill with the president’s assurance that the budget bill will pass both chambers. “My view is that the president’s word, saying, ‘I have the commitment of 50 senators and those 50 senators are going to vote for this bill and here are the details,’ that’s good enough,” said Rep. Ro Khanna (D-Calif.) on “Fox News Sunday.” …


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