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Trump's infrastructure push hits wall in Congress

Trump's infrastructure push hits wall in Congress

The Hill
BY MALLORY SHELBOURNE
03/10/18 12:10 PM EST 

Less than a month after its release, President Trump's infrastructure plan appears to have crashed and burned in Congress.

Republicans are openly questioning whether action on the issue is likely, while their leaders are moving on to other priorities.

Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) on Wednesday night added another nail in the coffin by declaring a gas tax increase off the table, removing what many lawmakers saw as the most viable funding stream for a rebuilding overhaul.

In a bid to regain momentum, the Trump administration is sending five Cabinet members to testify to a Senate panel Wednesday about the infrastructure plan... FULL ARTICLE

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