President Joe Biden’s infrastructure proposal is facing GOP criticism over divergent line items unrelated to classical infrastructure investment.
Sen. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) in an exclusive interview with Breitbart News on Thursday highlighted what she believes to be the bill’s composition, encompassing items beyond traditional investments in railways, bridges, and roads to include subsidies for eldercare, affordable housing, and research and development to address the warming of the globe.
“Not even six percent of President Joe Biden’s massive $2 trillion ‘infrastructure’ bill would be used to build roads and bridges,” Blackburn said. “Biden’s plan includes the largest tax hike in nearly three decades, but of course, coastal elites will have their taxes slashed. It will strip Americans of their right to work by forcing them to join Democrat-backed unions.”
House Minority Whip Steve Scalise echoed Blackburn’s concern about tax hikes Thursday, which would spur “companies [to] start moving their jobs overseas