Speaker Pelosi’s Very Real, Very Brief ‘Infrastructure Week’

Much has been said about President Donald Trump’s spectacular short-comings on infrastructure policy over the years. So much so that “infrastructure week” has become Beltway patois for a misfired policy aim in the Trump era.

Yet, with the world looking to the Trump administration for guidance and assistance amid the coronavirus pandemic, the president insisted multiple times last week that investing in infrastructure — about $2 trillion — could re-energize the country’s economy and possibly lead to an increase in jobs.