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Trump may let Congress decide how to pay for his $1T infrastructure plan

Trump may let Congress decide how to pay for his $1T infrastructure plan

The Hill
BY MELANIE ZANONA
06/03/17 02:15 PM EDT  

President Trump may let Congress answer one of the key questions hanging over his $1 trillion infrastructure package: how to pay for it.

The White House is debating whether to identify funding offsets when it releases a proposal or let lawmakers hash it out at the committee-level, officials said on a press call Friday.

Trump outlined a broad sketch of his infrastructure plan in his budget proposal last week, with a more detailed legislative package expected to land later this summer.

Coming up with a palatable offset is likely to be the biggest hurdle facing Trump’s ambitious plan to upgrade U.S. roads, bridges, airports and other public works... FULL ARTICLE

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