Politico quotes Marc Scribner on growing skepticism of new infrastructure spending.
Trump’s proposal even drew flak from the Competitive Enterprise Institute, a conservative group that his transition team has turned to for advice on his environmental policies. “There is little evidence that these public works projects promote long-run economic growth,” CEI fellow Marc Scribner wrote Thursday in a blog post on “The Great Infrastructure Myth.”
It’s unclear whether these critiques presage major problems for Trump’s plan, which he has yet to put forth in more than skeletal form.
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