Fact-checking President Joe Biden's first speech to Congress
In his first speech before Congress, President Joe Biden argued it was time to turn the coronavirus pandemic into a historic opportunity to expand government for the benefit of a wider range of Americans, urging investments in jobs, climate change, child care, infrastructure and more.
Biden said that taxes should be increased on corporations and the wealthy to pay for new spending, as well as to address escalating inequality.
"My fellow Americans, trickle-down economics has never worked. It’s time to grow the economy from the bottom up and...