Biden vows to spend $775 billion on caregivers

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Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden on Tuesday unveiled a plan to spend $775 billion over 10 years to help provide caregiving programs for children, the elderly, and the disabled.

The former vice president said the plan would help boost the coronavirus-ravaged economy by creating five million (Editor included: non productive government) jobs.

Biden said it also would include free preschool for all 3- and 4-year-olds. “We’re trapped in a caregiving crisis within an economic crisis within a health-care crisis,” Biden told educators at a Delaware campaign event. “You’re doing everything you can, but this president is not.” Before the pandemic, President Trump suggested budgets to Congress with $1 billion to be spent on grants to help states build childcare and early-learning services.

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