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Trump to Promote Public Works Plan as Lawmakers Seek Funding

Trump to Promote Public Works Plan as Lawmakers Seek Funding

Bloomberg.com
By Mark Niquette and Yueqi Yang
March 14, 2018, 3:00 AM CDT
Updated on March 14, 2018, 1:51 PM CDT

The White House says Donald Trump will campaign to pass legislation this year to upgrade roads, bridges and other public works, as members of Congress from both parties say it will only happen with funding and a push from the president.

The president plans to travel around the country to promote his proposal ahead of the congressional election in November, White House Legislative Affairs Director Marc Short said in an interview Tuesday. An event to roll out Trump’s plan was canceled last month after the school shooting in Parkland, Florida.

“We still believe there’s time in this year to get it done, and you will see the president pushing for it,” Short said... FULL ARTICLE

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