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Dammed if they do, damned if they don’t

It is hard to overstate how central Donald Trump’s campaign pledge to spend $1 trillion on infrastructure is to his pitch. In the Rust Belt, restoring American greatness means bringing back well-paid jobs in manufacturing, engineering and construction – jobs that the private sector cannot and will not provide by itself.

Andrew Purcell

I am a British freelance journalist based in New York. My principal clients are the Age and the Sydney Morning Herald (Australia), the Sunday Herald (Scotland), the Guardian (UK) and BBC World Service radio. For a complete list of contents, click here. Twitter: @andrewpurcellny

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