Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg recently went on the defense regarding his two month paternity leave. During an interview Monday with MSNBC, he said the leave was demanding work rather than a vacation.
Build Back Better
Joe Biden pushes his agenda on child care as part of his “Build Back Better” initiative. Biden addressed his plans for government-funded child care in the hopes that parents, and more-so mothers, are able to go back to work and make a living, which is a critical part of his social spending agenda.
Joe Biden addressed the disastrous unemployment numbers for September. Speaking from the White House on Friday, Biden tried to put an optimistic spin on economic recovery from the pandemic while he’s been in office.
Joe Biden will head to Michigan this week to push his jeopardized Build Back Better agenda. In a press release on Sunday, the White House announced he will speak to constituents at an operating engineers facility in Howell Township on Tuesday.
Sen. Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) said Democrat-proposed spending plans would bankrupt America. During an interview on Sunday, the senator from Tennessee said Joe Biden’s agenda should really be called “build back broke” because it would spend more money than the U.S. could afford.
There has been a lot of attention on the price tag of both the bipartisan infrastructure bill and the expanded reconciliation package, but not as much attention on what’s inside those bills.
Joe Biden has taken heavy criticism for a tweet over the weekend claiming his agenda would cost zero dollars. One America’s Chanel Rion has more on Biden’s false claims.