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U.S. Democrats seek up to $2 trillion to invest in aging infrastructure

U.S. Democrats seek up to $2 trillion to invest in aging infrastructure


KFGO.com
Thursday, April 11, 2019 7:26 p.m. CDT
By Susan Cornwell and Richard Cowan

LEESBURG, Va./WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democratic leaders in Congress said on Thursday they would seek President Donald Trump's support in coming weeks for legislation to invest up to $2 trillion to rebuild U.S. infrastructure, including roads, bridges and schools.

House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer said at separate news conferences they would try to revive an effort that sputtered early in Trump's presidency for major investments in aging public works.

The White House said Trump had spoken recently with Pelosi and "agreed to meet soon to discuss working together on infrastructure," White House spokesman Judd Deere said... FULL ARTICLE

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