Lawmakers’ Latest ‘Infrastructure’ Scheme Is a Takeover of American Health Care


Lawmakers need to pay attention to what’s actually going on in Senator Sanders’s proposal and the harm it would do to health-care outcomes.

By BOBBY JINDAL & TIM PHILLIPS

By this point, it should surprise no one that, when lawmakers in Washington propose one spending item, they are speaking about another — and often several — entirely.

So it was with the last few iterations of the so-called “infrastructure” package, which had markedly little to do with infrastructure and much to do with lawmakers’ partisan pet projects.

So it is with Senator Bernie Sanders’s recently proposed $3.5 trillion “infrastructure” package — that’s just the sticker price; the real price ranges between $5 trillion and $5.5 trillion — which supporters hope to push by a party-line vote aft

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