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Biden accused of keeping GOP lawmakers in the dark about $1.2T being spent on infrastructure

Added 01-26-22 09:22:01am EST - “House Republicans are demanding transparency from the Biden administration about how it is spending more than $1.2 trillion in infrastructure funding that Congress approved last year.” - Washingtontimes.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Washingtontimes.com: “Biden accused of keeping GOP lawmakers in the dark about $1.2T being spent on infrastructure”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

House Republicans are demanding transparency from the Biden administration about how it is spending more than $1.2 trillion in infrastructure funding that Congress approved last year.

Top GOP lawmakers on the House Transporation and Infrastructure Committee said more clarity is needed given the size of the public works package and the “byzantine” bureaucracies responsible for its implementation. The Biden administration’s decision to appoint Mitch Landrieu as its unelected, unconfirmed “infrastructure czar” has done little to allay concerns, they said.

Rep. Sam Graves of Missouri, the top Republican on the committee, said that Mr. Landrieu has yet to brief members of Congress about his role, despite being on the job for nearly three months. 

In a letter sent to the White House on Wednesday, Mr. Graves called on Mr. Landrieu to appear before the committee and detail the process being used to disburse the money.

“While I am aware that your task force has engaged in various media events and outreach to governors and mayors, you have yet to fully engage all relevant Members of Congress on these matters,” Mr. Graves wrote.

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