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Barry Ritholtz

Trump Needs a Win? Infrastructure Should Be a 'Gimme'

There's an easy, important, bipartisan deal just waiting to be made.
His presidency doesn't have to be all hazards.

His presidency doesn't have to be all hazards.

Photographer: Ian MacNicol/Getty Images

How was your summer? Quite likely better than President Donald Trump’s cruel, cruel summer.

He spectacularly failed to “repeal and replace” Obamacare as promised. That much-hyped border wall gets no love from Congress (though plenty of taunting and trolling from Mexico’s former president). North Korea keeps lobbing missiles over the heads of American allies and detonating nuclear bombs.