December 24, 2017
As President Trump prepares to unveil his infrastructure plan, Republicans and Democrats differ on how they want to pay for it.
White House officials announced Sunday, they would be unveiling an infrastructure package in the beginning of the new year.
While both parities want to rebuild the country, Democrats say the available funds for the plan were lost in GOP led tax reform while Republicans want to mix federal investments with contributions from the private sector.
Leaders on both sides of the aisle plan to meet in the upcoming days to coordinate a 2018 agenda, something President Trump is optimistic about.
“I really do believe we’re going to have a lot of bipartisan work done and maybe we start with infrastructure because I really think it can be bipartisan, we spent 7 trillion dollars in the Middle East not to mention all the lives and heartache, its so sad, 7 trillion dollars, its time for us to rebuild our country,” said Trump.
While immigration and border security are expected to be contentious issues in 2018, infrastructure is a point of agreement for the two parties.