Only On 44News: Sen. Rand Paul Talks Infrastructure and the Cost for Americans

Senator Rand Paul discussed a recently proposed $2 trillion infrastructure plan, and his thoughts on lifting health restriction as more Americans achieve immunity from the virus.

Posted: Apr 23, 2021 3:04 PM
Updated: Apr 23, 2021 3:11 PM

In hopes of bringing more jobs and affordable homes to the country after fighting off a pandemic for the past year, President Joe Biden is pushing forward with his new plan on rebuilding the nation's infrastructure.

U.S. Senator Rand Paul joined 44News This Morning to discuss what needs to be eliminated from the $2 trillion proposal, which many opponents say features items that fall outside of the boundaries of traditional infrastructure.

Sen. Paul also discussed what he describes as government overreach when it comes to wearing masks, specifically in Kentucky where protesters recently gathered calling Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear's vaccine goals for the state, similar to a vaccine mandate.

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