- President Donald Trump reportedly told lawmakers in a White House meeting that he is open to increasing the gas tax to pay for his giant infrastructure plan.
- The federal gas tax has not been increased since 1993, when it was bumped to 18.4 cents per gallon of unleaded fuel.
- A White House official declined to discuss what came out of a closed-door meeting, but said “the gas tax has its pros and cons.”
President Donald told lawmakers he would be open to an increase in the gas tax in order to help pay for his infrastructure plan, a report said.
- The White House arranged a hasty off-the-record meeting between Rob Porter and 4 reporters after abuse allegations came to light
- The FBI director just threw a huge wrench into the White House’s story about Rob Porter
- An offhand comment from Trump has sparked serious fears of a trade war