Coronavirus has boosted federal contract spending
The pandemic has damaged the economy. No question about it. But it’s also stimulated record levels of federal contract spending.
The more bitter the arguments over the federal budget become on Capitol Hill, the more members might resort to anything. Especially if the Trump administration refuses to spend money it didn’t want appropriated in the first place. There’s a law for that. Rob Levinson, senior defense analyst for Bloomberg Government, joins Federal Drive with Tom Temin to share the details.