Biden’s ‘Jobs Cabinet’ to sell infrastructure as GOP resists

  • President Joe Biden speaks during a Cabinet meeting in the East Room of the White House, Thursday. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

  • President Joe Biden speaks during a Cabinet meeting in the East Room of the White House, Thursday. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden set about convincing America it needs his $2.3 trillion infrastructure plan on Thursday, deputizing a five-member “jobs Cabinet” to help in the effort. But the enormity of his task was clear as Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell’s vowed to oppose the plan “every step of the way.”