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Trump promotes infrastructure plan during OH visit

30 March 2018, 08:03 | Katrina Lee


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Trump also talked about his upcoming historic meeting with North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un.

"I was always very good at building", he said.

"We see quite a bit of movement on Capitol Hill right now on different elements of the president's plan", the official said.

On Friday, Trump signed a massive spending bill that included $21 billion for infrastructure improvements.

Trump is scheduled to speak in Richfield before the International Union of Operating Engineers Local 18. "There's never been an economy like this", he boasted.

Democratic U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown is calling for President Trump to include a "buy American, hire American" provision in his infrastructure plan.

Trump predicts the plan will unleash $1.5 trillion in infrastructure investment. The president unveiled the proposal in February and cast it as able to garner bipartisan support, but it has bogged down in Congress.

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Speaking in Ohio, Trump highlighted the renegotiation of the Korea-U.S. free trade agreement.

"We're getting that sucker built!"

If that's the plan, DiGeronimo said, "I would be skeptical of how that would be possible".

"The plan I have outlined to Congress is built on four key principles". It was my best thing. "So I think the odds that pieces of this pass this year are very, very high".

President TrumpDonald John TrumpCigna says it has reduced customers use of opioids by 25 percent Greens launch campaign to get Pruitt fired White House: "Maximum pressure" campaign on North Korea is working MORE is taking his infrastructure pitch to OH as the administration's proposal for a sweeping overhaul of US public works appears to be stalled in Congress.

Trump has kept a low profile since Sunday's "60 Minutes" interview with adult-film actress Stormy Daniels, who says the married Trump had sex with her before he was president. The White House has repeatedly denied the affair.

In his OH speech, Trump remained silent on the Daniels saga and instead talked about a medley of issues that animate the working-class voters who voted for him.

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