Trump’s infrastructure plan would boost GDP: Study


ㅤ”President Trump’s proposed $1.5 trillion infrastructure plan would pay off with not only gleaming new highways but a significant boost to the U.S. economy, according to a analysis released Wednesday by the White House Council of Economic Advisers.
ㅤThe council estimates that the 10-year infrastructure program could add between 0.1 and 0.2 percentage point to average annual real growth in gross domestic product (GDP).”

Full story at The Washington Times, image from washtimes(.com) – 3/28/18. Tags: economy, gdp, gross domestic product, infrastructure. 𑗉

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Trump urged Ryan not to fund NY-NJ tunnel project: report


ㅤ”The Gateway project, which would construct a tunnel from New York’s Penn Station to neighboring New Jersey to replace two aging tunnels, was listed as the nation’s top infrastructure priority by the President’s transition team before Trump took office last year.
ㅤTrump’s move to squash the Gateway project comes weeks after the White House released the President’s 55-page, $1.5 trillion infrastructure plan. The Gateway project is not mentioned in the plan.”

Full story at The Hill, image from thehill(.com) – 3/2/18.ㅤTags: gateway project, infrastructure, conservative, politics.

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House Republicans’ bill would redirect Pakistan aid money to US infrastructure


ㅤ”The legislation, introduced by Reps. Thomas Massie (R-Ky.) and Mark Sanford (R-S.C.), would reallocate United States Agency for International Development and State Department funding to the struggling Highway Trust Fund.
ㅤ’When the American people support other nations, our generosity shouldn’t be used to reward terrorists with U.S. taxpayer dollars,’ Sanford said in a statement.
ㅤ’Couple this with the fact that the Highway Trust Fund will be $111 billion short by 2026, and it simply makes financial sense to repurpose these funds for our infrastructure.'”

Full story at The Hill, image from thehill(.com) – 2/5/18.ㅤTags: thomas massie, mark sanford, pakistani aid, infrastructure.

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Has Trump Abandoned Funding Infrastructure Through Public-Private Partnerships?

ㅤ”The President has reportedly maintained his aversion to the idea, telling Republican leaders gathered in Camp David Friday that public-private partnerships were not viable, according to The Washington Post. The very next day White House economic adviser Gary Cohn presented a plan suggesting the administration believed $200 billion in government spending would trigger $1 trillion in combined private investment and local and state spending.”

Full story at The Daily Caller, image from (cohn, donald trump, gary cohn, potus, president, trump, trump administration, white house, infrastructure) 1/8/18


GOP Rep. Shuster won’t seek reelection

ㅤPictured: Rep. Bill Shuster (R-Pa.)

ㅤ”Shuster, chairman of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, told the Washington Examiner in an interview published on Tuesday that he wants to focus on working with President Trump to pass an infrastructure bill this year and then retire.”

Full story at The Hill, image fromㅤ(bill shuster, shuster, infrastructure)ㅤ1/2/18ㅤHome

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Dem Rep Dingell: I’ll Work With Trump on Infrastructure If He Works With Us on DACA, Obamacare

ㅤPictured: Rep. Debbie Dingell (D-MI)

ㅤ”Dingell said, ‘You know, I’ve been very clear from the beginning that I will work with Donald Trump on anything that helps the working men and women of my district. So yes, I will work with him on infrastructure if he’ll work with us.’
ㅤShe continued, ‘First of all we got DACA, He agrees with us on DACA.'”

ㅤô¿ô …The obstructionist scum are holding dreamers as hostages while threatening bridge collapses.

Full story at Breitbart, image from wxyz(.com) • daca, dreamers, dingell, infrastructure ㅤ Home

Chuck Schumer opposes gas tax hike

ㅤô¿ô …No sane person claiming to represent lower-income or middle-income Americans would be in favor of raising taxes on gasoline.

Full story at The Washington Examiner, image from washingtonexaminer(.com) • chuck schumer, infrastructure, jobs, labor force, middle class, middle income, schumer, workforce, working class, gas tax

‘A Better Deal’: Democrats Plan to Roll Out New Slogan After Realizing ‘Resistance’ Strategy Is Not Working

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ㅤ”Their policy proposals reportedly include an ‘infrastructure plan that calls for $1 trillion in direct federal spending rather than the White House’s approach of leaning heavily on private developers.'”

Say no more. Say no more.

Trump will pay for their psychiatric treatment…