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>>> PRESIDENT BIDEN IS AT CAMP

DAVID THIS MORNING.

NBCS MONICA ALBA IS AT THE

WHITE HOUSE WITH THE LATEST.

GOOD MORNING.

>> Reporter: WHITE HOUSE HAD

MEMORIAL DAY CIRCLED AS THE

DEADLINE FOR MAJOR PROGRESS ON

THE PRESIDENTS INFRASTRUCTURE

PLAN.

TALKS WITH REPUBLICANS HAVE

STALLED OUT SIGNIFICANTLY.

THE PRESIDENT PROPOSED A SLIMMED

DOWN VERSION OF HIS JOBS BILL

FRIDAY, OFFERING A NEW PRICE TAG

OF $1.7 TRILLION BY MAKING

CONCESSIONS IN AREAS LIKE BROAD

BROADBAND.

BUT THEY INSISTED THE TWO SIDES

ARE AT MORE AT ODDS.

THEY PROPOSED $568 BILLION, A

THIRD OF WHAT THE PRESIDENT IS

CALLING FOR.

A WHITE HOUSE SPOKESMAN TELLING

ME THE BALL IS NOW IN THE

REPUBLICANS COURT FOR A, QUOTE,

GOOD FAITH COUNTER OFFER TO THE

PRESIDENTS NEW FRAMEWORK.

THERES NO AGREEMENT ANYWHERE

BETWEEN THE GROUPS ON HOW TO PAY

FOR THE MASSIVE SPENDING WHICH

MEANS PRESIDENT BIDEN WILL HAVE

TO DECIDE WHETHER TO KEEP THE

BIPARTISAN TALKS GOING OR URGE

DEMOCRATS TO TRY AND GO IT ALONE

AGAIN ON HIS TOP LEGISLATIVE

PRIORITY.

BOTH OPTIONS FACING A BUMPY ROAD

AHEAD.

WILLIE?

>> TO PUT IT BLUNTLY, THEY ARE

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