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White House can't guarantee infrastructure plan by SOTU

White House can't guarantee infrastructure plan by SOTU

CNN.com
By Dan Merica and Rene Marsh, CNN
Updated 7:03 PM ET, Wed January 17, 2018

Trump touts infrastructure fix after crash  

Washington (CNN)President Donald Trump's long-promised plan to revitalize America's aging infrastructure may not be ready to be formally rolled out by the President's first State of the Union address later this month as hoped, sources inside and outside the administration tell CNN.

After promising to propose an infrastructure plan within his first 100 days in office, Trump has so far failed to deliver. Late last year, aides said Trump would be rolling out the plan in January, hoping infrastructure could woo Democratic support in a midterm election year, but that hasn't happened yet. It appears the roll out date could change again. According to sources, the unveiling could now be pushed to early February.

Trump's top aides had hoped the President could use a fully rolled out infrastructure reform package as a bipartisan chip to play during his State of the Union address. But even if the plan isn't fully unveiled, it is likely Trump mentions infrastructure in the prime-time address, but a detailed plan is what the industry and lawmakers are waiting for... FULL ARTICLE

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