Bharat Ramamurti, deputy director of the White House National Economic Council, joins Lawrence O’Donnell to discuss the “major problems” with the Senate Republicans’ $928 billion infrastructure counterproposal and the proposed $257 billion in new spending, a fraction of what the president has proposed. Ramamurti says, “if we want to maintain our standing in the world…we have to make these investments.”
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