The government, Congress in particular, should be working to make infrastructure improvements and address climate change. Along the way more decent pay middle class jobs can be created.
In previous eras, before Republican majorities in Congress devoted themselves solely to thwarting the White House, stewarding the economy with federal fiscal policy was known as “priming the pump” or “laying a foundation for growth.” It was one of the acknowledged duties of Congress. It still is a congressional duty, but one that has gone willfully unmet.
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