Republicans, led by Sen. Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va., unveiled a $568 billion infrastructure proposal meant to serve as a starting point for bipartisan negotiations.

Senator Shelley Moore Capito, a Republican from West Virginia, listens during a Senate Environment and Public Works confirmation hearing for Michael Regan, administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2021. If confirmed, Regan will be expected to draw up new regulations and reverse Trump administration steps quickly to support Biden’s aggressive plans to cut carbon emissions. Photographer: Brandon Bell/Reuters/Bloomberg via Getty Images