Trump shows willingness to raise fuel taxes


WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is signaling his openness to a 25-cent fuel tax increase to help pay for his infrastructure proposal in a meeting with members of Congress.
Sen. Tom Carper of Delaware says in a statement that Trump said he'd be willing to provide leadership on a 25-cent increase in the federal gas and diesel tax, which hasn't been increased since 1993.
Trump made the comments in a meeting with lawmakers Wednesday to discuss his infrastructure plan.
The White House is declining comment on his discussions in the closed-door meeting. But a spokeswoman says... read more

 
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Source: Chron
 


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