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Trump’s deal with Dems spurs hopes for road money

Trump’s deal with Dems spurs hopes for road money

The Detroit News
Keith Laing, Detroit News Washington Bureau
Published 11:57 p.m. ET Sept. 11, 2017
Updated 2:26 p.m. ET Sept. 12, 2017

Washington — President Donald Trump’s proposal to spend $1 trillion to improve the nation’s roads, bridges and other infrastructure has been stuck in neutral as he struggles to advance his legislative priorities in Congress.

But the president who built his national reputation as a deal-maker struck an accord with Democrats in Washington last week to extend funding for the federal government past a Sept. 30 deadline and lift the U.S. debt ceiling. To some, that signals a greater possibility of funding roads this fall.

“Democrats and Republicans should be able to find common ground on this,” said Larry Willis, president of the AFL-CIO’s Transportation Trades Department. “To the degree that this signals a willingness (on the president’s part) to bring Democrats and Republicans together, we think that’s a good path forward. Given the extremes we have seen on the Republican side, he is going to need Democrats to do this.” FULL ARTICLE

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