The Heat: U.S. President Biden signs Infrastructure Bill into law

The Heat

Featured Video Play IconPresident Joe Biden signs the “Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act” during an event on the South Lawn of the White House, Monday, Nov. 15, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

U.S. President Joe Biden just signed the first piece of his “Build Back Better” agenda into law – injecting 1.2 trillion dollars  into the country to rebuild U.S. infrastructure and create sustainable jobs, but where and when will th work begin?

Meanwhile, his upcoming virtual meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping could potentially set the tone for bilateral ties between the world’s two largest economies. What will be at the top of the agenda? And, what are the key areas of cooperation? Qinduo Xu, Host of CGTN’s Dialogue Weekend, and Nathan King, CGTN’s White House Correspondent, discuss what’s at stake.

Joining the discussion:

  • Robert Patillo is the Executive Director of the Rainbow Push Coalition.
  • Brian Becker is the Executive Director of the ANSWER Coalition.
  • Melik Abdul  is a Political analyst, writer, and Republican strategist.

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