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January 8, 2020 Press Releases

Nevadans to Trump Administration: Where’s my Money?


by Nevada Democrats

In response to U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross and U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao’s appearances in Las Vegas today, Nevada State Democratic Party Chair William McCurdy II released the following statement:

“Just days before the 2016 election, Donald Trump came to Las Vegas promising funding for our roads, bridges, and highways, including Interstate 11. After three years of broken promises, Nevadans are still asking one question: where’s our money?”

BACKGROUND ON TRUMP’S BROKEN PROMISES ON INFRASTRUCTURE

Promise: “My infrastructure plan will provide help for projects like the proposed Interstate 11 here in your state.” [Trump Campaign Rally, Las Vegas NV, 10/30/16]

Reality: HEADLINE: Trump falls short on infrastructure after promising to build roads, bridges and consensus [Washington Post, 5/26/19]

Reality: HEADLINE: Infrastructure Week dies — again [Politico, 5/22/19]

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