Trump Pressures Democrats Over DACA and Infrastructure Plan

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But the Trump administration is rejecting that plan and the frustrated project developer is waiting to hear whether a deal can be reached, CBS2's Janelle Burrell reported.

"We can not continue to let people come into our country and rob us blind and charge us tremendous tariffs and taxes and we charge them nothing", Trump told reporters at a White House event to announce a proposed infrastructure plan.

On Monday, the White House unveiled a fiscal budget for 2019 that includes steep cuts to domestic programs while allocating more funds for the military.

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Given that the US fiscal deficit will balloon over 1 trillion dollars next year, Republicans have been wary of another big spending measure, further reducing the possibility of passing the bill this year.

The overarching desire to improve broadband internet in rural communities appears bipartisan, albeit with varying opinions on how to achieve it and a lack of specifics in Monday's infrastructure plan.

During an appearance before the House Budget Committee on Wednesday to defend the administration's $4.4 trillion budget request, Mick Mulvaney estimated the price tag for a military parade in the nation's capital would fall between $10 million and $30 million, depending on the size, scope and length of the affair.

Trump's budget calls for $571 million in additional funding to hire 2,000 more Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers and agents. Republicans also ran lukewarm on its ideas.

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"This budget lays out a thoughtful, detailed, and responsible blueprint for achieving our shared agenda", Ryan said in a statement on Monday.

"Keep in mind even though it doesn't balance within the 10-year window, this budget still represents a $3 trillion reduction in spending over the course of the 10-year window. After so stupidly spending 7 trillion (dollars) in the Middle East, it is now time to start investing in OUR Country!" Nor does he propose adding $200 billion to the deficit by borrowing the money, as will be done to finance the recently approved tax cut and federal spending increases. Thad Cochran, said in a statement that he also plans to focus on spending for this year before committing to spending for next year.

The plan is also one of Trump's key campaign platforms, as he pledged to rebuild or upgrade roads, bridges, rail lines, airports and other infrastructure.

President Donald Trump's trillion-dollar infrastructure plan still has congressional hurdles to clear before it ever becomes law. Republican Florida Representative Carlos Curbelo said that while he is "encouraged by his prioritizing of our national infrastructure", the exact amount of spending "still needs to be negotiated and studied".

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