Trump calls NYC tunnels unsafe, warns of falling tiles

Posted On Tue, February 28, 2017 By

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On the heels of Donald Trump proposing a $54 billion increase in the nation’s defense budget, he is expected announce his “big” infrastructure spending plan as well. Trump said during a meeting with the National Governors Association on Monday that he would talk about his infrastructure budget in his first address to Congress Tuesday night. In addition to pointing out infrastructure issues more broadly, Trump also blasted his hometown’s tunnels. “Our highways, our bridges, are unsafe,” he said. “Our tunnels, we have tunnels in New York where the tiles are on the ceiling, and you see many tiles missing. And I say to myself, every time I drive through, I say, ‘I wonder how many people are hurt or injured when they are driving at 40, 50 mph through a tunnel and a tile falls off.”

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