But some top business groups and labor unions like the idea of increasing the federal gasoline tax, which is 18.3 cents a gallon right now.
Trump, according to a Democratic aide, offered to share his Tic Tacs with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, and she accepted.
That comes as Trump's Treasury Secretary is declining to produce the president's tax returns, Attorney General William Barr is threatening to back out of his agreement to appear this week before the Judiciary Committee and former White House Counsel Don McGahn and other officials are being told not to testify before Congress. It's clear that both the White House and all of us want to get something done on infrastructure in a big and bold way.
Senator Tim Scott, Republican of SC, who has also raised concerns and was meeting with White House officials about trade issues on Thursday, said that "something's going to have to give, or we won't have a successful implementation or vote on the" new deal.
In a statement Tuesday, Deutsche Bank said it was committed to providing appropriate information to all authorized investigations and would abide by a court order regarding such investigations.
However, they said the Democrats and the White House have not yet agreed on how to pay for the 2-trillion-dollar package to revive the country's infrastructure, including roads, bridges, waterways and broadband. Other Trump defenders note that the American people knew he was an active, successful businessman when they elected him, and that requiring a complete divestment of his businesses while president is unreasonable.
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"I hope the conversations go well today, but if they don't, it would not surprise me", acting White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney told the Milken Institute Global Conference in California. These numbers suggest that there is at least a sizeable part of the public that believes that Congress may be going too far in its zeal to investigate the President.
Trump's lawsuit reportedly says immediate action was necessary because the banks said they would release the requested information by May 6. An Oval Office meeting with Pelosi and Schumer in December included a long, open clash, played out in front of reporters and television cameras.
A scant 24% of Americans say they have read any of Mueller's report, 75% have opted not to dive in to the 448-page document, and just 3% report having read the whole thing. Although some in the party hold on to its lack of a definitive conclusion on Trump obstructing justice as grounds for possible impeachment, it may only amount to a distraction without the needed two-thirds majority required in the Senate to oust a president - and the leadership is not for it.
Democrats, who control the House of Representatives, are initiating further probes of Trump, but the Democratic leaders said that topic did not come up during the meeting.
"I wouldn't take that off the table", senior Ways and Means member Bill Pascrell Jr. said Tuesday when asked if Democrats would consider impeaching Rettig.
Its analysis argued the United States has been meeting only half of its infrastructure spending requirements, and that failing to spend adequately risked rising costs, falling business productivity and GDP, lost jobs and, ultimately, reduced disposable income for American families.