White House Looks To Mayors
From NPR on the important role Republican local leaders play every single day.
Biden's White House has found common cause with Republican mayors and county commissioners, highlighting it to bolster their claim that the COVID-19 proposal is "bipartisan," even as there's little sign Republicans in Congress will back the plan.
On Friday, he has invited a bipartisan group of local and state elected officials to the White House, including mayors from Miami; Arlington, Texas; New Orleans; Atlanta and Detroit. It's part of a series of events he has used to sell his plan to the public. Next week, Biden will travel to Wisconsin for a televised town-hall style event to discuss his proposal.
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