• Trump urges GOP to consider a 25-cent hike in the gas tax

    6 monthes ago - By Washington Post


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  • Trump Will Back 25-Cent Increase in Gas Tax, Congressional Aide Says

    6 monthes ago - By Fortune

    President Donald Trump told lawmakers he would support a 25-cent increase in the federal gasoline tax to pay for his plan to upgrade U.S. public infrastructure, a congressional aide said.
    Oregon Representative Peter DeFazio, the top Democrat on the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, who was in Trump's meeting with a dozen Democratic and Republican lawmakers, said the president also told them he would be willing to increase the amount of federal spending beyond the $200 billion he is seeking for the infrastructure program.
    Trump previously has said he would consider raising...
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  • Trump is open to more-than doubling the gas tax to pay for his giant infrastructure plan

    Trump is open to more-than doubling the gas tax to pay for his giant infrastructure plan

    6 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    President Donald Trump reportedly told lawmakers in a White House meeting that he is open to increasing the gas tax to pay for his giant infrastructure plan.
    The federal gas tax has not been increased since 1993, when it was bumped to 18.4 cents per gallon of unleaded fuel.
    A White House official declined to discuss what came out of a closed-door meeting, but said "the gas tax has its pros and cons."
    President Donald told lawmakers he would be open to an increase in the gas tax in order to help pay for his infrastructure plan, a report said.
    According to Jonathan Swan at Axios, Trump said...
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  • Trump is reportedly open to hiking the gas tax to pay for his giant infrastructure plan

    Trump is reportedly open to hiking the gas tax to pay for his giant infrastructure plan

    6 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    President Donad Trump reportedly told lawmakers in a White House meeting that he is open to increasing the gas tax to pay for his giant infrastructure plan.
    The federal gas tax has not been increased since 1993, when it was bumped to 18.4 cents per gallon of unleaded fuel.
    A White House official declined to discuss what came out of a closed-door meeting, but said "the gas tax has its pros and cons."
    President Donald told lawmakers he would be open to an increase in the gas tax in order to help pay for his infrastructure plan, a report said.
    According to Jonathan Swan at Axios, Trump said...
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