The fallacy of ‘crumbling’ American infrastructure

Last week was Infrastructure Week (again), and who among us could contain his excitement? The president, for one. According to reports, President Donald Trump wanted to announce the biggest investment in public works since President Dwight Eisenhower unveiled the interstate highway system. But in the wake of tax cuts, the real deficit was too big to close what Trump calls “the infrastructure deficit.” So he had to settle for a plan that would spend $200 billion in federal taxpayer money over the next decade and lay the rest of the $1.5 trillion on state and local taxpayers.


Source: Knox News

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