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Thu May 27, 2021, 09:29 AM

Biden's Plan: President To Propose 6 Trillion Budget Boost To Middle Class, Infrastructure

Source: The New York Times

(48 mins ago.). WASHINGTON -- President Biden will propose a $6 trillion budget on Friday that would take the United States to its highest sustained levels of federal spending since World War II, while running deficits above $1.3 trillion throughout the next decade.

Documents obtained by The New York Times show that Mr. Biden's first budget request as president calls for the federal government to spend $6 trillion in the 2022 fiscal year, and for total spending to rise to $8.2 trillion by 2031. The growth is driven by Mr. Biden's two-part agenda to upgrade the nation's infrastructure and substantially expand the social safety net, contained in his American Jobs Plan and American Families Plan, along with other planned increases in discretionary spending.

The proposal shows the sweep of Mr. Biden's ambitions to wield government power to help more Americans attain the comforts of a middle-class life and to lift U.S. industry to better compete globally in an economy the administration believes will be dominated by a race to reduce energy emissions and combat climate change.

Mr. Biden's plan to fund his agenda by raising taxes on corporations and high earners would begin to shrink budget deficits in the 2030s. Administration officials have said the jobs and families plans would be fully offset by tax increases over the course of 15 years, which the budget request backs up...

Read more: https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/politics/biden-s-plan-president-to-propose-6-trillion-budget-to-boost-middle-class-infrastructure/ar-AAKrkvZ

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Thu May 27, 2021, 04:24 PM

1. Sounds good to me.

Tax the rich!

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