US President Joe Biden meets with senators in the Oval Office of the White House on Thursday to discuss an infrastructure spending plan. Photo: Doug Mills/The New York Times/Bloomberg
US President Joe Biden meets with senators in the Oval Office of the White House on Thursday to discuss an infrastructure spending plan. Photo: Doug Mills/The New York Times/Bloomberg

Joe Biden says US needs major infrastructure plan to keep pace with China

  • US president says his phone conversation with Xi Jinping lasted ‘two straight hours’
  • ‘If we don’t get moving they’re going to eat our lunch,’ Biden tells lawmakers during White House meeting

US President Joe Biden meets with senators in the Oval Office of the White House on Thursday to discuss an infrastructure spending plan. Photo: Doug Mills/The New York Times/Bloomberg
US President Joe Biden meets with senators in the Oval Office of the White House on Thursday to discuss an infrastructure spending plan. Photo: Doug Mills/The New York Times/Bloomberg
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