Biden's plan, announced on the 100th anniversary of the Tulsa race massacre, aims to provide extra federal contacts to disadvantaged businesses.
The Republicans' forthcoming $1 trillion proposal counters Biden's climbdown to $1.7 trillion, but the sides appear no closer to agreeing on taxes.
Progressives are calling for Biden to abandon infrastructure talks with Republicans, arguing that plays for bipartisanship aren't taken seriously.
As Biden attempts to get Republicans on board with his infrastructure plan, the majority of voters support a bigger plan passed without the GOP.
The White House, which made the offer to Republicans Friday, may also continue with a $1.7 trillion second plan for $3.2 trillion in total spending.
Biden's executive order seeks to ensure Americans don't financially suffer from the climate crisis while managing its impact on the federal budget.
As a growing number of GOP-led states cut off unemployment benefits, Sen. Shelley Moore Capito suggested allocating the unused aid for infrastructure.
GOP senators haven't yet moved off their $568 billion infrastructure proposal as an increasing number of Democrats want to move forward without them.
The Democrats wrote that "the pursuit of Republican votes cannot come at the expense of limiting the scope of popular investments" for infrastructure.
As infrastructure talks heat up, who's paying and who's receiving taxes is set for the spotlight. This July, families will start getting checks.
After a week of bipartisan meetings, Biden wants the GOP to expand on their $568 billion infrastructure counterproposal, and he wants to see it soon.
Progressive leaders worry that Biden's attempts to reach a bipartisan infrastructure agreement will slow down urgent economic and climate investments.
This week will see the first meeting between Biden and the "big four" of Pelosi, Schumer, McConnell, and McCarthy. Joe Manchin will also get involved.
McConnell didn't budge on his opposition to consider unwinding the 2017 Trump tax cuts, saying that step would not get GOP support.
Biden's infrastructure plan promises to raise wages and create jobs. Both Henry Ford and Jeff Bezos raised wages to increase productivity - it worked.
The president has installed a diverse team to push forward his business and economic agenda, which includes tackling entrenched inequities
"What I'm proposing is badly needed and able to be paid for and still grow," Biden said in a speech. "Trickle-down ain't working very well, man."