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Trump's path to boosting infrastructure is full of potholes

Trump's path to boosting infrastructure is full of potholes

News9.com
Posted: Nov 11, 2016 11:25 AM CST  
Updated: Nov 11, 2016 11:35 AM CST
JOAN LOWY, Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) - Donald Trump has vowed to rebuild the nation's roads, bridges, airports and railways, but the path to delivering on that promise is full of potholes. When President Barack Obama tried to do it, a Republican Congress fought him at almost every turn, and Trump would have to contend with his party's deep-seated dislike for government spending and higher taxes to meet the $1 trillion tab for his proposals.

The transportation industry sees hope in Trump's plans, which he made the first policy issue in his Wednesday victory speech.

"We are going to fix our inner cities ... We're going to rebuild our infrastructure, which will become, by the way, second to none," he said. "And we will put millions of our people to work as we rebuild it." FULL ARTICLE

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