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Pelosi, Schumer eye “massive” infrastructure package in front of trump sit-down

In this 4. April 2019, file photo, speaker of the house Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., speaks during a press conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer meeting with Trump in the White house on Tuesday. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

The democratic congressional leaders Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer on Monday in a letter to President Trump calling for a “big and bold “infrastructure package” before a planned White house meeting on Tuesday between the Democratic legislators and the President.

“America’s unmet infrastructure needs are massive, and a cross-party infrastructure must meet package these needs with significant, new and real revenue,” Pelosi, the speaker of the house, and Schumer, the Senate democratic leader, wrote in her letter to Trump. “We look forward to your ideas on how the numbers for this package to ensure that it is in need of big and bold enough, to our country.”

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The President – a real estate developer before he was elected President – has deal for a long time for a large infrastructure, even though he was faced a certain resistance from the conservatives in his party.

Still, the leaders of both parties have expressed the desire to increase legislation enacted this year, the infrastructure of the country. But to pay large obstacles, such as as for it.

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One of the President’s economic adviser said the White house would not go into the Tuesday session with a Plan for an infrastructure bill.

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“We’ll go slowly,” said Larry Kudlow, Director of the president’s National Economic Council. “We want to cross this party. We want to work with you and come up with something both sides can agree to. It is an important issue.”

Pelosi and Schumer said, an infrastructure package, in addition to the addressing of roads and bridges should go and also provisions for the improvement of broadband, water systems, energy, schools, and housing.

“It really is a gamechanger for the American people, we should go on Transport and in broadband, water, energy, schools, homes, and other initiatives. We also need to wrote deal to invest in flexibility and risk reduction of our current infrastructure with climate change,” Pelosi and Schumer.

Fox News’ Blake Burman and Jason Thunder, and The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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