More Signs of Trouble for Trump's Infrastructure Plan
Angie Schmitt performs an autopsy, or sorts, on the Trump Administration's proposed infrastructure plan—a $1 billion campaign pitch that still hasn't been detailed in any substantive way by President Trump or anyone from his administration. (For instance, a press conference meant to be a showcase for Trump's infrastructure agenda devolved into controversy earlier this week.)
Schmitt's article follows the most recent development in the ongoing saga of Trump's infrastructure agenda: a promised "Infrastructure Council" that still hadn't formed won't be forming. Mark Niquette brokes the news about the demise of that never-realized institution.
Schmitt surveys the political scene and declares: "Trump’s inability to stage a mere press conference on infrastructure and the dissolution of his advisory council drive home what has been clear for a long time: His infrastructure plan is going nowhere."
Schmitt also dares to take that conclusion a step further: "The fact that any momentum for Trump’s infrastructure plan has completely dissipated is good news for cities and the climate. All signs were pointing to a sprawl-inducing disaster."
The article links to more resources to gain a full appreciation of this ongoing story of the Trump Administration's infrastructure plan.