Trump Wants $2 Trillion, Pelosi Wants $1 Trillion, for Next Coronavirus Spending Bill

A Photo of a Man in a Suit Holding a United States Treasury Cheque


“Infrastructure” is almost always code for crony capitalism, big payments and payoffs to donors and allies.

(From Reason)

“It should be VERY BIG & BOLD, Two Trillion Dollars, and be focused solely on jobs and rebuilding the once great infrastructure of our Country!” announced the president via Twitter. For those keeping score, the president has been promising “infrastrcture week” since at least 2017 and Trump’s ritualized invocation of shoveling massive amounts of money at roads, bridges, airports, and the like even has its own entry at Urban Dictionary.

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