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Paul Krugman: Trump's Infrastructure Plan Was a Always a Scam

The celebrity mogul has never had any interest in serving the public. After an endless succession of "infrastructure weeks," Donald Trump has finally unveiled what he claims to be a $1.5 trillion infrastructure plan. For the New York Times' Paul Krugman, it's no plan at all. That $1.5 trillion number? Pure fantasy. In reality, "he’s only proposing federal spending of $200 billion, which is somehow supposed to magically induce a vastly bigger overall increase in infrastructure investment, mainly paid for either by state and local governments (which are not exactly rolling in cash, but whatever) or by the private sector.
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