Alexandra Jaffe

Government, Business

Next Task: Selling Infrastructure, Getting Funds to States

Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg as a White House news conference Nov. 8 As White House deputy press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre (left) listens, Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg says his department soon will start doling out the first of about $660 billion in federal money. (Susan Walsh/Associated Press)

President Joe Biden doesn’t need to look any further back than his time as vice president to grasp the challenges that lie ahead in promoting his new $1 trillion infrastructure deal to the American people and getting the money out the door fast enough that they can feel a real impact.

Alexandra Jaffe | Associated Press
November 8, 2021