Speaking on CBS’ “Face The Nation” with Margaret Brennan on Sunday, Cecilia Rouse, whom President Biden picked to be the Chair of the White House Council of Economic Advisers, did not counter the false claim made by President Biden that his $2.25 trillion “American Jobs Plan” would be responsible for the creation of 19 million jobs.
Brennan stated, “So inside this jobs bill that the Biden administration is pushing, there’s about $25 billion for building or upgrading child care centers and expanded tax credits to incentivize child care centers being built by private employers. How is this supposed to work?”
“What the jobs plan recognizes is that care is an important part of our infrastructure if workers are going to be able to go back to work,” Rouse answered. “So the idea is to provide incentives for people — for child care centers to be built where there are none, and also for employers to develop their own child care systems so