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Trump’s Refreshingly Sound Infrastructure Plan Is Likely DOA



The Trump administration unveiled the outlines of its infrastructure plan earlier this month, but its prospects in Congress are far from certain despite what should be a clear bipartisan win.

Republicans and Democrats are deeply divided on healthcare, foreign policy, immigration and a host of other issues—but the need to revamp the nation’s infrastructure is not one of them. On the contrary, political bottlenecks on infrastructure policy revolve around details and tweaks in the system, not whether the investments are needed.

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Samuel R. Staley is a Research Fellow at the Independent Institute and Director of the DeVoe L. Moore Center in the College of Social Sciences at Florida State University.






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