A Moment of Silence for Trump’s Failed Infrastructure Deal

Feb 11, 2022


February 11, 2022

Contact: Julia Hamelburg (julia.hamelburg@wisdems.org)

A Moment of Silence for Trump’s Failed Infrastructure Deal

Four Years Later, Wisconsinites Are Applauding Biden and Democrats for Delivering Infrastructure Law That Trump Couldn’t

MADISON, Wis. – Four years ago this week, Donald Trump – who bragged to have “mastered the art of the deal” – unveiled the first of a long list of notoriously ineffective infrastructure plans. Much like his entire presidency, Donald Trump’s failed infrastructure deal remains a running joke that reminds voters how the Republican Party’s strategy of partisanship over progress remains wholly ineffective and unpopular – and Wisconsin voters are no exception.

“President Biden and Democrats in Congress delivered an infrastructure plan that Trump only dreamed of – accomplishing more in nine months than Trump did in four years,” said Democratic Party of Wisconsin Rapid Response Director Julia Hamelburg. “President Biden worked across the aisle to deliver a once-in-a-generation infrastructure law that will invest in and revitalize Wisconsin’s roads and bridges, deliver clean drinking water to families across the state, tackle the climate crisis, and deliver good-paying jobs.”

This federal funding will build on Gov. Evers’ successful efforts to rebuild Wisconsin’s roads and highways – further highlighting that Democrats, not Republicans, have delivered on their infrastructure promises.

Here’s what Wisconsinites are reading about how President Biden’s infrastructure law will deliver for Wisconsin’s working families: 

WPR: Wisconsin receives $142M to combat water challenges under bipartisan infrastructure law

CBS La Crosse: Town of Campbell Residents Find Hope in Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill

WEAU News: Wisconsin to receive over $5 billion for roadways if bipartisan infrastructure bill passes

CBS Milwaukee: Wauwatosa bridge replacement touted as preview of coming improvements from infrastructure bill

WOAW: Rhinelander Oneida County Airport sees additional funds

TMJ4 Milwaukee: Amtrak could add route between Milwaukee and Madison within next 5 years

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