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Exclusive: Trump meets with Cabinet officials to revive infrastructure push - sources

Exclusive: Trump meets with Cabinet officials to revive infrastructure push - sources

Reuters.com
JANUARY 18, 2019 / 6:02 AM
David Shepardson, Alexandra Alper

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump is reviving efforts to win approval for a significant infrastructure plan lasting up to 13 years, two people briefed on the matter said, as the administration seeks to bring a long-stalled campaign promise back to life.

In a meeting of top advisers at the White House on Tuesday, the sources, who declined to be identified since the meeting was not public, said participants discussed aspects of a potential infrastructure plan and whether to include details of it in Trump’s State of the Union address scheduled for later this month.

About 20 officials took part in the more than hour-long meeting with Trump, including Vice President Mike Pence, White House senior adviser Ivanka Trump, acting Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao, the sources said... FULL ARTICLE

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