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Democrats eye push for infrastructure plan if they retake House

Democrats eye push for infrastructure plan if they retake House

The Daily World
Tue Oct 30th, 2018 7:00pm, NATION/WORLD

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Democrats are planning to pursue a major U.S. transportation and infrastructure measure if they retake control of the U.S. House in the Nov. 6 midterm elections, but the same question that helped stall Donald Trump’s trillion-dollar initiative remains: How would it be funded?

Rep. Peter DeFazio of Oregon, who’s in line to become chairman of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, has said Democrats would seek a spending measure for roads, bridges and other public works if they take power. Nancy Pelosi, who could become speaker again, said it may be something Democrats can do with the Republican president... FULL ARTICLE

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