McConnell says Republicans will 'fight' Biden plan

Washington (AFP) – US Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell said Thursday he would “fight (Democrats) every step of the way” on Joe Biden’s $2 trillion infrastructure plan — a hurdle for the president’s party as they hold only a slim majority in the chamber. Biden’s proposal outlines investments in US infrastructure projects over eight years, which would include efforts to fight climate change while creating “millions of jobs.”  He has proposed financing the spending with a corporate tax increase to 28 percent, from the current 21 percent.  The White House has said it wants to gather support…

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