WASHINGTON (CBSNewYork) — New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy was at the White House on Wednesday afternoon for a meeting with President Joe Biden about infrastructure.

The president hosted a bipartisan group of mayors and governors. Murphy was seated next to Biden.

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The administration is trying to firm up support for a $1 trillion deal for projects including roads and rails, bridges and broadband.

“We have a chance to solve these problems and a chance for America to put ourselves in a position so we can win the second quarter of the 21st century because our infrastructure relative to the rest of the world is, we’re falling behind,” Biden said.

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Biden said fixing for today is OK, but we have to build for tomorrow.

CBSNewYork Team