Why Congress should move on infrastructure this summer

There is one topic that consistently earns broad bipartisan support, even though the country is bitterly divided over many political issues. Because Americans can see how it benefits everyone, they support large-scale federal investments in infrastructure. In a 2017 poll, as Congress was just starting its new session, showed how Washington could work to bring the country together while fulfilling one of President Trump’s campaign promises. A Gallup poll found that 69 percent of Americans said it was “very important” for Trump to keep his promise to “enact a major spending program to strengthen infrastructure.” No other priority came close to having that much backing.


Source: The Hill

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