President Trump promises to rebuild American infrastructure at speech in Cincinnati
President Donald Trump took his plans to revamp our nation's infrastructure on the road Wednesday, and several Kentucky lawmakers, including Gov. Matt Bevin, were on hand.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- President Donald Trump took his plans to revamp our nation's infrastructure on the road Wednesday, and several Kentucky lawmakers, including Gov. Matt Bevin, were on hand.
He spoke at a marina just east of downtown Cincinnati, pushing his plans to upgrade our aging infrastructure -- everything from roads and bridges to locks and dams.
President Trump told the crowd he was honoring another campaign promise, one he said made while stumping across the nation, talking to voters and seeing what he called the "crumbling" infrastructure in many towns and cities.
"I heard the pleas from the voters who wanted to know why we could rebuild foreign countries," he said. "We build in foreign countries. We spend trillions and trillions of dollars outside of our nation, but we can't build a road a highway, a tunnel, a bridge in our own nation. And we watch everything fall into disrepair. It's time to rebuild our country."
After his speech, which took about 30 minutes, President Trump went down into the crowd and shook hands. Gov. Bevin was there with his wife and family as well as Lt. Gov. Jenean Hampton.
President Trump also spoke with people who he calls "victims of Obamacare," calling on Congress to send him a replacement health care bill as soon as possible.
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