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ROAD CLOSED: White House says infrastructure bill unlikely in 2018

ROAD CLOSED: White House says infrastructure bill unlikely in 2018

WFTV.com
By: Jamie Dupree
Updated: May 10, 2018 - 7:50 AM

The White House acknowledged on Wednesday that one of President Donald Trump’s prime domestic legislative goals – a massive $1 trillion package to fund the construction of new roads, bridges and other infrastructure projects – probably isn’t going to happen anytime soon.

“I don’t know that there will be one by the end of this year,” White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders acknowledged when asked about one of Mr. Trump’s signature issues, which he has been touting since the early days of his 2016 campaign for the White House.

“We’re going to continue to look at ways to improve the nation’s infrastructure,” Sanders added.  “But in terms of a specific piece of legislation, I’m not aware that that will happen by the end of the year.” FULL ARTICLE

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