Lawmakers: Trump Calls Public-Private Infrastructure Partnerships ‘More Trouble Than They’re Worth’

The Wall Street Journal » President Donald Trump has pivoted away from public-private partnerships for infrastructure projects, telling a bipartisan group of lawmakers that Indiana’s experience with privatization was a failure. According to one person in the meeting, the president said, “They tried it in Mike’s state and it didn’t work.” The president was referencing the experience of Vice President Mike Pence, who was governor of Indiana when a private consortium went bankrupt after taking on a major interstate project.

2017-10-06T12:00:15-08:00September 26th, 2017|Funding, Public-Private Partnerships, Trump & Infrastructure, U.S. News|
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