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‘We’re Ready to Talk’ Infrastructure With Trump, Speaker Nancy Pelosi Says

‘We’re Ready to Talk’ Infrastructure With Trump, Speaker Nancy Pelosi Says

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Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
April 2, 2019 3:45 PM, EDT

The Democratic leadership in the U.S. House of Representatives is ready to engage in meaningful discussions with the Trump White House on a comprehensive infrastructure bill, Speaker Nancy Pelosi said April 2.

The Democrats’ infrastructure measure, she added, would include environmental provisions, as well as go beyond the White House’s 10-year, $1.5 trillion private sector-centric proposal that failed to connect with lawmakers last year. Pelosi (D-Calif.) also emphasized that about 75% of the conversations she has had with President Donald Trump have included infrastructure policy, to a certain extent.

“We’re ready to talk, you know. We’re ready to talk to see where we can find our priorities,” Pelosi said at an event that Politico hosted in Washington. “This issue has never been a partisan issue. Over time, we’ve always been able to work together in a bipartisan issue.” FULL ARTICLE

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