US Lower House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has said she is still working towards reaching an agreement around the circa $3.5 trillion infrastructure bill.

Pelosi had earlier indicated that there will be a vote Thursday evening, after 9pm Washington time. That's now 10pm (which is 0300 GMT).

  • "We're on a path to win the vote"
  • "I don't want to even consider any options other than that."

If the bill does pass it faces a much harder time in the upper house. Its not even close to passing into law.

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