What's in Trump's $1.5 trillion infrastructure plan

Donald Trump.
Photo: Mandel Ngan / AFP / Getty Images

The White House has officially released the highly-anticipated infrastructure plan, which its architects say will turn $200 billion of direct federal funds into $1.5 trillion of new investment.

Why it matters: Trump has promised an infrastructure overhaul since the early days of his campaign. Axios detailed on Sunday that the infrastructure plan appears to be dead on arrival because of larger problems facing the party. However, with this plan, the president benefits from following through on a promise that Americans on both sides of the aisle have asked for.