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Loose Change: Trump threatens veto of Democrats’ infrastructure bill

June 30, 2020
President Donald Trump is threatening to veto House Democrats’ sweeping $1.5 trillion infrastructure legislation that includes several major environmental provisions, arguing the package does not do enough to reduce permitting delays and includes “unnecessary mandates.” The Hill reports on Trump’s June 29 veto threat of the House bill, which Democratic leadership rolled out a few days ago with a pledge to hold a floor vote this week. The legislation “is heavily biased against rural America. It also appears to...

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