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Biden vows to "deal everyone in" as Nobel laureates back economic plan




  • In Politics
  • 2021-09-16 09:57:03Z
  • By Axios
 

In East Room remarks Thursday afternoon on leveling the economic playing field, President Biden will argue that his Build Back Better plan will "deal everyone in."

What to watch: A White House official tells me that Biden will argue that the nation has reached an inflection point - whether or not to perpetuate an economy where the wealthiest taxpayers and biggest corporations play by a set of rules they've written for themselves.

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  • Biden will argue that we simply can't revert to how things were before the pandemic, the official said.

✉️ First look: 15 winners of the Nobel Prize in economics winners, including Joseph Stiglitz, write in an open letter that Biden's agenda will reduce long-term inflationary pressure, provide inclusive economic growth and make the tax system more equitable:

  • "Success in the 21st century will require building upon the bi-partisan infrastructure deal that has passed the Senate."

Read the letter.

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