Skip to comments.Biden taps former New Orleans mayor Landrieu to spearhead infrastructure
Posted on 11/14/2021 5:44:58 PM PST by Libloather
resident Biden is tapping former New Orleans mayor Mitch Landrieu to coordinate the implementation of the $1.2 trillion bipartisan infrastructure bill, the White House announced Sunday.
“In this role, Landrieu will oversee the most significant and comprehensive investments in American infrastructure in generations - work that independent experts verify will create millions of high-paying, union jobs while boosting our economic competitiveness in the world, strengthening our supply chains, and acting against inflation for the long term,” the White House said in a news release.
In Sunday’s announcement, the White House touted Landrieu’s work shepherding New Orleans through its recovery following Hurricane Katrina. Landrieu, a Democrat, served as mayor of New Orleans from 2010 to 2018. He later chaired the U.S. Conference of Mayors, a bipartisan coalition of mayors across the country.
“I am thankful to the President and honored to be tasked with coordinating the largest infrastructure investment in generations,” Landrieu said in a statement shared by the White House.
“Our work will require strong partnerships across the government and with state and local leaders, business and labor to create good-paying jobs and rebuild America for the middle class. We will also ensure these major investments achieve the President’s goals of combating climate change and advancing equity,” he added.
Landrieu will assume the formal title of White House senior adviser and infrastructure coordinator. The high-stakes role will involve coordinating the implementation of over a trillion dollars in funding across multiple federal agencies, most of it invested over the next five years.
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Seem to remember that funds intended for New Orleans infrastructure were re-directed for political favoritism.
Aren’t the Landrieus the La. equivalent of the thievin’ BiXidens of Del.?
Lots of experience misdirecting levee monies. Exactly what the democrats are looking for. The Katrina Looter Guy probably needs to invest in a large pickup to handle the cash that’s about to be dumped on him.
i seriously think he cant pick anyone worse
Id say lizard or the atlanta mayor or san fran fecal mayor but they all still have jobs at the moment fleecing taxpayers
A Landrieu in charge of infustructure what can go wrong
where half the state is underwater, the other half is under indictment....
He is perfect.
The family has been thieves and grifters for generations!
Landrieu did such a great job in New Orleans after Katrina... (Sarcasm)
Another incompetent being hired by an incompetent.
Nothin’ like a little LA corruption for a trillion-dollar oversight position!
What could possibly go wrong?
We’re done. I had a passing acquaintance with little mitch in college. His reputation was he was dumber that a box of rocks.
He was already practically bald even then. I guess his big sister got all the brains, looks, and hair.
OOOOOH....this is a MAJOR diss to Mayor Butt Plug!
“independent experts verify will create millions of high-paying, union jobs”
Unfortunately Ray ‘schoolbus’ Nagin was tied up—so to speak.
The Moron LA Lt Gov in charge of the Katrina preparation and evacuation .
Mitch , Mary , and Moon are the Biggest Crooks in LA.
This is the largest Crime syndicate in LA .
At least he is appointing a known corruption expert to the job...
That 1.2 trillion will disappear in fellow communist pockets very quickly...
The classic shell game...
I am just expecting a ton of bullet trains to no where no one wants or use that never get finished!
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