Hurricane Ida shows need for big infrastructure spending, White House adviser says
Aftermath of Tropical Storm Ida in New York City on Thursday Sept. 2, 2021. - Theodore Parisienne/New York Daily News/TNS

The devastation caused by Hurricane Ida shows the need for President Joe Biden’s sweeping infrastructure plans, a top White House aide said on Sunday. The sweeping $3.5 trillion infrastructure package being finalized by Democratic lawmakers will make critical investments in building resilience, shoring up the nation’s power grid and battling climate change, senior Biden adviser Cedric Richmond told ABC’s “This Week.” “These once-in-a-century storms are starting to come almost every other year,” Richmond said. “They’re bigger, stronger. They wreak more havoc. “If you look at New York, New Jerse...