The Biden COVID Plan: Money for Everything!

President-elect Biden addresses the protests taking place at the Capitol in Wilmington, Delaware, January 6, 2021. (Kevin Lamarque/Reuters)
He wants to throw $2 trillion at everyone in sight.

NRPLUS MEMBER ARTICLE J ust weeks ago, Congress passed a roughly trillion-dollar COVID relief bill. As I wrote at the time, the legislation was hardly perfect, but it provided enough help to get us through for a while — hopefully until the vaccines start knocking the virus’s death toll down and we can get back to normal.

But soon we’ll have a new Democratic president backed up by Democratic majorities in Congress, so $900 billion is no longer enough. Last night, Joe Biden put out a plan to spend about $2 trillion more. I suppose that makes sense, given that the Democrats’ original proposal last

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