Biden Infrastructure Plan Aims To Please Both Labor And Environmentalists

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Copyright 2021 NPR. To see more, visit ARI SHAPIRO, HOST: Joe Biden pledges to be the most labor-friendly president ever, and unions are a key part of his political coalition. He's now enlisting their support for his plan to rebuild the nation's infrastructure and transition the country to clean energy. The relationship has its complications, as NPR's national political correspondent Don Gonyea reports. DON GONYEA, BYLINE: We are in the very early days of Joe Biden's presidency, and already he's hosted top union leaders at the White House. (SOUNDBITE OF ARCHIVED RECORDING) PRESIDENT JOE BIDEN: Every once in a while as president, you get to invite close friends into the Oval (laughter). GONYEA: Biden met with 10 labor leaders just over two weeks ago....

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Biden Infrastructure Plan Aims To Please Both Labor And Environmentalists

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