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Funding infrastructure with user fees would violate Biden's pledge on taxes - White House
By Reuters Staff

White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki holds the daily press briefing at the White House in Washington, U.S. May 14, 2021. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republican proposals to fund an increase in infrastructure spending with user fees would violate President Joe Biden’s pledge not to raise taxes on Americans making less than $400,000 a year, the White House said on Friday.
“User fees that have been proposed out there would violate” what is a “red line” for Biden in infrastructure negotiations, White House press secretary Jen Psaki told reporters.
Reporting by Trevor Hunnicutt; Writing by Tim Ahmann; Editing by Chris Reese
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