President Joe Biden told America on Wednesday that he wants us to spend $2.3 trillion on America’s infrastructure. Unfortunately, that’s about half true.
Yes, Biden indeed wants to spend that $2.3 trillion on his American Jobs Plan. (In fact, he wants us to spend a lot more than that; in addition to the $1.9 trillion in spending from the American Rescue Plan, his COVID-19 relief package, he’s set to introduce the American Families Plan in a few weeks, which will blow even more of your money on health care and education.)
However, he doesn’t want to spend $2.3 trillion on infrastructure. That’s where he has us a bit hoodwinked. In fact, according to a Fox News analysis, less than half of the money in the infrastructure plan will actually go to what we’d traditionally think of as infrastructure — $750 billion, according to the outlet’s estimate.
And while Biden talked in