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DeFazio to push for major infrastructure package in House

Rep. Peter DeFazio, D-Ore., is expected to become chairman of the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee as Democrats take control of the House, and he is planning to pursue major infrastructure legislation. Democratic leaders and President Donald Trump have promoted the idea of reaching a deal on infrastructure, although DeFazio said such a bill should be financed by federal dollars and not private companies, which were a central part of Trump's plan.

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