Squawk Pod

Sen. Rob Portman on Biden's Infrastructure Proposal, Tesla Crash Investigation & Cannabis Crypto

av Squawk Pod | Publicerades 4/20/2021

GOP lawmakers are pushing to shrink President Biden’s more than $2 trillion infrastructure plan. Sen. Rob Portman (R-OH) discusses his pitch to pay infrastructure reforms, potential bipartisan support on gun control, and keeping the crypto community out of the legal shadows. In the wake of a fatal Model S crash outside of Houston, Tesla CEO Elon Musk has denied that “autopilot” features were responsible. CNBC’s Phil LeBeau discusses the two federal probes investigating Musk’s claims. PayPal’s Venmo will now let users buy, hold, and sell bitcoin and other digital tokens, a potentially significant step toward moving cryptocurrencies into the mainstream. Homeowners in the United States likely saw their property taxes jump. CNBC’s Robert Frank reports how much more Americans are paying and who’s feeling the most pain. Plus, CNBC’s Frank Holland shares the green behind the green: a look at the marijuana marketplace on the famed 4/20.

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Squawk Pod is a daily, guided curation of the top moments and takeaways from CNBC’s flagship morning show, “Squawk Box”, anchored by Joe Kernen, Becky Quick and Andrew Ross Sorkin. Each day, the podcast includes news making interviews, perspective and analysis from iconic guest hosts, and slices of debate and discussion—from the heated to the hilarious— all wrapped with exclusive context and color from Senior Producer Katie Kramer.