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Dems eye big infrastructure package, with or without Trump

Dems eye big infrastructure package, with or without Trump

The Hill
BY SCOTT WONG AND MIKE LILLIS
05/13/19 06:00 AM EDT  

If Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and President Trump can’t strike an infrastructure deal, key Democrats say they should push their own partisan bill through the House ahead of the 2020 elections.

That strategy, backers argue, would demonstrate to voters that they’re making good on the campaign promises that won them the lower chamber last year — and remain focused on those bread-and-butter issues looking ahead.

It would also allow Democrats to shift the conversation away from the intense focus on the many investigations into Trump, including special counsel Robert Mueller’s report, which they fear could alienate voters in crucial swing districts... FULL ARTICLE

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