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House begins quest for funding for Trump’s infrastructure plan, but is it ‘same rhetoric’ as always?

House begins quest for funding for Trump’s infrastructure plan, but is it ‘same rhetoric’ as always?

The Washington Post
By Ashley Halsey III
February 1

The House hearing intended to raise the curtain on President Trump’s call for infrastructure investment was into its third hour Wednesday when the time came for Rep. Dina Titus (D-Nev.) to speak up.

“We’re having the same conversation,” she said. “I keep hearing the same rhetoric without action.”

She had a point. Congress, and particularly the House Transportation Committee, has for years lamented the deterioration of roads, bridges and transit systems without finding significant new funding to repair them. Now, as the 115th Congress debuts, with Republicans in control of both chambers and the White House, the question reoccurs... FULL ARTICLE

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