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Biden calls Republicans 'socialists' who opposed $1.2T infrastructure law and then applied for its funding
Biden tours Volvo Group powertrain plant in Maryland
Biden tours Volvo Group powertrain plant in Maryland.
President Biden on Friday called several Republicans "socialists" after a report revealed they applied for funding contained in the president's signature $1.2 trillion infrastructure law, after voting against the legislation in the House.
Biden said during a Friday speech in Hagerstown, Maryland, on the state of the economy that he "was surprised to see so many socialists in the Republican caucus" after he read a report detailing Republican applications for infrastructure funds.
It noted that several Republicans in Congress referred to the infrastructure bill as a form of socialism, then asked the Department of Transportation to utilize these infrastructure funds in their districts.
"I didn't know there were that many socialist Republicans," Biden said in response to the report by CNN.
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