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Trump should up gas tax to fund infrastructure: ex-transportation chief

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WASHINGTON, Nov. 8 (Xinhua) -- U.S. President Donald Trump should raise federal gas tax to fund the renewal of America's aging roads, bridges and airports, former Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood said Thursday.
In light of a bipartisan enthusiasm for infrastructure investment after the midterm elections, LaHood told CNBC news channel that Trump should "persuade Republicans in the Senate that they're going to have to pass some kind of revenue-raiser" to get much-needed money for infrastructure impro ...



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