President Joe Biden traveled to Wisconsin on Thursday to announce billions in new infrastructure investments, including $1 billion to repair the John A. Blatnik Memorial Bridge connecting Wisconsin to Minnesota.
Biden visited the Earth Rider Brewery in Superior, where he sought to sell the virtues of “Bidenomics” in a swing state crucial to his 2024 reelection bid. He touted Thursday’s strong GDP report showing the economy grew 2.5% in 2023, far outpacing projections, and attacked former President Donald Trump, the likely 2024 Republican presidential nominee, for joking about a possible economic crash ahead of the election.
“The economic growth is stronger than we had during the Trump administration. My predecessor recently said he was actually hoping for the economy to crash, his quote, hoping for the economy to crash,” Biden told the crowd. “He hopes it happens soon, while I’m still