Joe Biden's definition of infrastructure 'evolving' as Kirsten Gillibrand says 'paid leave' counts

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The White House says the American people should expect an "evolving" definition of infrastructure to be used as it prepares a $2.25 trillion infrastructure plan.
President Biden's press secretary made the comment Wednesday while New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand offered her own take on the issue.

"Paid leave is infrastructure," the Democrat tweeted. "Child care is infrastructure. Caregiving is infrastructure."

Similarly, press secretary Jen Psaki told reporters to expect far more than roads, bridges, power plants, and other self-evident forms of infrastructure to find their way into the bill.

"Our view, his view, is we just don't fix what is broken today," she said. "We build for tomorrow and his idea of infrastructure is evolving. It should evolve to address the needs of the American people."

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