Despite Trump's promise to make huge investments in infrastructure, Republicans and the president are already pledging to oppose the Democratic plan.
The problem has nothing to do with Washington, D.C. “choking off” infrastructure spending. The problems lay in Snyder’s tax cuts
Scott Walker's lack of popularity in Wisconsin is certainly noticeable, but Walker's problem right now is his budget, which Wisconsin Republicans say is looking tailored more for out-of-state Republicans like voters in Iowa, than for Wisconsin.
Republicans are looking for ways to increase the already bloated defense budget they claim is woefully underfunded. And, as is their wont, they are targeting domestic programs due to their regard for the "out-of-control" and "unsustainable deficit."
The President's plan is a common sense approach to reinvesting in America by rebuilding its transportation infrastructure.
Apparently, Republicans and their supporters are proud that America's infrastructure compares unfavorably with most advanced and even some developing nations because in their minds spreading the South's third world status to the entire nation is a worthy goal.
Most Americans do not object to debt when they receive something in return such as road or schools, but a great deal of America's debt is for wars that only benefit the military industrial complex.
Americans can hardly take much more economic abuse from Republicans and Wall Street CEOs, panting to cut spending under the guise of debt or deficit reduction just to enrich wealthy industrialists.
Thirty years ago Ronald Reagan set in motion a movement that hastened America's deterioration that another Republican president, George W. Bush, accelerated twelve years ago.
The self-made myth perpetuated by conservatives has been allowed to shape policy, demonize government, and deny how much is built together