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REMARKS BY PRESIDENT TRUMP IN JOINT ADDRESS TO CONGRESS

February 28, 2017

 

“Another Republican President, Dwight D. Eisenhower, initiated the last truly great national infrastructure program -- the building of the Interstate Highway System. The time has come for a new program of national rebuilding. America has spent approximately $6 trillion in the Middle East -- all the while our infrastructure at home is crumbling. With this $6 trillion, we could have rebuilt our country twice, and maybe even three times if we had people who had the ability to negotiate.

 

To launch our national rebuilding, I will be asking Congress to approve legislation that produces a $1 trillion investment in infrastructure of the United States -- financed through both public and private capital -- creating millions of new jobs. This effort will be guided by two core principles: buy American and hire American.”

Maximizing the Job Creation Impact of $1 Trillion in Infrastructure Investment

The Trump administration has proposed investing an additional $1 trillion in infrastructure to create millions of new jobs.

 

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Maximizing the Job Creation Impact of $1 Trillion in Infrastructure Investment

Work begins on $1T infrastructure plan

"Rep. Bill Shuster (R-Pa.), chairman of the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, has already visited the White House several times to discuss the issue. His panel is expected to have a major role in helping to shape an infrastructure package."

 

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GOP chairman: Trump’s $1T infrastructure plan won’t all come from DC

"Rep. Bill Shuster (R-Pa.), chairman of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, emphasized that there are “billions and billions" of dollars from the private sector waiting to be unleashed”

 

Read Full Article: GOP chairman: Trump’s $1T infrastructure plan won’t all come from DC

Engineers give America's infrastructure a near failing grade

The American Society of Civil Engineers gave America's infrastructure a D+, which hasn't seen real change since 1988.

 

Read Full Article: Engineers give America's infrastructure a near failing grade

Governors forward 428 infrastructure projects to Trump administration

In anticipation of a major infrastructure initiative promised by President Trump, the National Governors Association on Wednesday forwarded a list of 428 “shovel-ready” projects to the new administration.

 

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