Potholes Ahead for Infrastructure

Terry H. Schwadron

May 6, 2019

When Democratic congressional leaders stepped out of the White House last week, they seemed surprised to be able to announce that they had finished a reasonable conversation with the president about undertaking a $2 trillion set of infrastructure projects, an agreement basically confirmed moments later by the White House without the number.

The surprise was that Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer could find such a swath of agreement with Donald Trump while the…