Rockland Congresswoman Pronounces President Trump’s Budget “Dead on Arrival”

President Trump released his 2019 budget wish-list Monday, with the $4.4 trillion spending proposal suggesting cuts to numerous social programs, alongside a new $200 billion federal infrastructure program and an additional $13 billion to fight the opioid epidemic. Congresswoman Nita Lowey told “The Morning Show” yesterday that the plan is dead on arrival…

Audio: Nita Lowey

Lowey says the president’s infrastructure plan falls short, providing a fraction of the federal investment necessary, calling the shift of the funding burden to the states irresponsible. Lowey note the president’s proposal ignores transportation issues, such as Positive Train Control implementation, safe transport of crude oil, and grade crossing improvements.

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