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Trump Shifts Gears on Infrastructure, Demanding Trade Come First

3 monthes ago   |   By NY Times

On the eve of a meeting with Democratic leaders, President Trump insisted they put aside a plan to rebuild roads and airports until after passing a new trade pact with Mexico and Canada.
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Trump calls for trade deal passage before infrastructure bill

Trump calls for trade deal passage before infrastructure bill

3 monthes ago   |   By New York Post

President Trump told Democratic lawmakers in a letter Tuesday that Congress should take up and pass a trade deal with Canada and Mexico before debating a bill about infrastructure in the US. Trump sent the letter to Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi ahead of a Wednesday meeting at the White...
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Trump calls for taking up trade pact before infrastructure

3 monthes ago   |   By My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump is telling Democratic leaders that he believes Congress should first pass a new trade deal with Canada and Mexico before taking up a bill to boost the nation's infrastructure.
The president made his request in a letter to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer before a White House meeting Wednesday.
The Democratic leaders and Trump are aiming for a $2 trillion bill to address roads, bridges and other priorities.
Trump says he remains committed to passing a bill, but he wants Pelosi and Schumer to spell out their priorities...
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