President Biden delivers remarks in Cleveland

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WASHINGTON, DC – MAY 07: U.S. President Joe Biden speaks on job numbers from April, 2021 at the East Room of the White House May 7, 2021 in Washington, DC. U.S. economy added 266,000 jobs in April, far less than the one million jobs that was expected. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

CLEVELAND, Ohio (WCMH) — President Joe Biden will be traveling to Cleveland Thursday afternoon to discuss his infrastructure plan.

Biden is expected to tour Cuyahoga Community College before making remarks on the economy around 2:30 p.m. The president is expected to talk about his infrastructure plan, which he has described as a top legislative priority.

Earlier Thursday, Republican Senators outlined a $928 billion infrastructure proposal as a counteroffer to Biden’s plan. The two sides continue struggling to negotiate a bipartisan compromise.

Republicans have rejected Biden’s proposed corporate tax increase to pay for new investments, and instead want to shift unspent COVID-19 relief dollars to help cover the costs.

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