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'Another trillion in debt, here we come': Cohn sees Trump working with Democrats on infrastructure

'Another trillion in debt, here we come': Cohn sees Trump working with Democrats on infrastructure

CNBC.com
Thomas Franck
Updated 7:09 PM ET Tue, 18 Sept 2018

Former White House economic advisor Gary Cohn said President Donald Trump will work with Congress to pass a massive debt-fueled infrastructure bill if Democrats take control of the House of Representatives in November.

"If the Democrats win the House I will be shocked if the first thing they don't do is infrastructure," Cohn said in a live interview with Reuters on Monday. "I think they'll do a trillion dollars, trillion and a half dollars of infrastructure, and the president will sign it."

"Another trillion dollars of debt, here we come," he added.

A perennial issue for Washington lawmakers, the national debt is expected to rise to $28.7 trillion from $15.7 trillion over the next decade, according to the Congressional Budget Office... FULL ARTICLE

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