Romney’s infrastructure deal, Curtis’ climate caucus and fireworks bans on ‘Behind the Headlines’

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(Jacquelyn Martin | AP) President Joe Biden walks off after speaking to the media, as from left, Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, D-N.H., Sen. Bill Cassidy, R-La., Sen. Rob Portman, R-Ohio, Sen. Kyrsten Sinema, D-Ariz, Sen, Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., Sen. Mark Warner, D-Va., and Sen. Mitt Romney, R-Utah, look on, Thursday June 24, 2021, at the White House in Washington. Biden invited members of the group of 21 Republican and Democratic senators to discuss the infrastructure plan.

Sen. Mitt Romney is part of a bipartisan group to strike a $579 billion deal on infrastructure spending. Rep. John Curtis helps launch the Conservative Climate Caucus. And as drought continues, municipalities adopt fireworks restrictions to try to stave off fires.

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