Granholm: Infrastructure plan 'has got to be done soon'

Granholm: Infrastructure plan 'has got to be done soon'
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Energy Secretary Jennifer GranholmJennifer GranholmOVERNIGHT ENERGY: EPA to review part of cancer-linked chemical regulation after industry request | House GOP to launch climate caucus | Haaland announces program to review impact of Native boarding schools Cleaner US gas can reduce Europe's reliance on Russian energy Overnight Energy: Schumer to trigger reconciliation process Wednesday | Bipartisan bill would ban 'forever chemicals' in cosmetics | Biden admin eyes step toward Trump-era proposal for uranium reserve MORE said on Sunday that a deal on President BidenJoe BidenBaltimore police chief calls for more 'boots on the ground' to handle crime wave Biden to deliver remarks at Sen. John Warner's funeral Garland dismisses broad review of politicization of DOJ under Trump MORE's infrastructure plan "has got to be done soon," adding that it is "perplexing" and "frustrating" that one has not been reached.

“This has got to be done soon," Granholm said on CNN's "State of the Union." 

"It's just curious why there isn't more coming together," Granholm said. "The president still has hope. [Sen.] Joe ManchinJoe ManchinSchumer vows next steps after 'ridiculous,' 'awful' GOP election bill filibuster Biden says push to advance elections overhaul 'far from over' Pelosi quashes reports on Jan. 6 select committee MORE [D-W.Va.] still has hope. ... But I can tell you the House will start their markup on Wednesday."

Granholm also said it is "a bit perplexing why the Republicans haven't moved further on critical pieces."

"I will just say this. In my world, in the energy space, Republicans have pushed four pieces of the energy infrastructure that the president had put into the American Jobs Plan that are not in their counteroffer." 

"It is frustrating that there's not more coming together on this," she said. "The president's red line, as you have heard, is that inaction is his red line. So there will be action. We're just hopeful that we can see it in a bipartisan way. That would be good for the country."