Biden ‘confident’ rail strike will be avoided after meeting with congressional leaders
The presidential nominee said the president and first lady would make an appearance in Atlantic City to discuss the rail project and that she was confident the strike would be avoided.
The House and Senate must vote on a new spending bill Thursday to avoid a government shutdown.
Biden has a mixed track record related to public projects when it comes to keeping a good deal of public dollars. He approved construction of a private airport in Washington for the Air Force, but he has also opposed spending money for highway and bridge projects.
He also opposed spending money to build a massive prison for an Alabama facility that has been criticized for poor treatment.
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