Feb 12, 2018 - Politics & Policy

Trump on infrastructure: "Let's see how badly you want it"


Trump in the Oval Office. Photo: Zach Gibson-Pool / Getty Images

President Trump touted his newly-released $1.5 trillion, 10-year infrastructure plan at a White House meeting with state and local officials on Monday saying, "Now let's see how badly you want it. Because if you want it badly, you're going to get it."

The president also commented on nuclear strategy explaining, "Frankly we have to [build out our nuclear arsenal] because others are doing it. If they stop, we'll stop. But they're not stopping, so if they're not going to stop, we're going to be so far ahead of everybody else in nuclear like you've never seen before. I hope they stop. If they do, we'll stop in two minutes."

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