House Speaker Paul Ryan says Democrats didn’t get their infrastructure bill passed. This caused House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi to start shouting about everything that’s wrong with the American economy.
The House passed a record-setting infrastructure bill that will likely cost as much as $1 trillion over the next decade. Now that the bill is finally law, the Democrats’ quibble is whether it leaves the country with fewer jobs for America’s workers. We’re going to discuss how that dispute should translate to how it impacts the average American consumer.
With the Consumer Price Index surging 1.6 percent in May, Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah, is trying to break the $20 trillion debt ceiling. He’ll take your questions from the audience.
On the watch list this week include:
• Searching for good deals this summer, you’ll want to download MoneySavingMom’s “Upgrades” app. She’s giving her “Better Shopping Tip of the Week” on how to save money with mom.
• Sniffing out the bottom of the bottom of a ping pong ball to find out if it’s worth paying the full price. Discover how to buy the goods you really want for less or even get a few more for free with HowItWorks.com.
• Get the latest roundup from the Business Desk with Segment Offering. They answer your questions in 60 seconds or less about all the interesting headlines from around the world.
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