Lawmakers are facing a pile of other priorities, while the White House has yet to unveil formal legislative text for its massive rebuilding proposal.
“They’re supposedly going to submit some sort of plan in the fall, so we’ll see,” Sen. John Thune (R-S.D.), chairman of the Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee, told reporters. “We’re sort of waiting on the administration to tell us what it is exactly they want to do.”
“That … would be an interesting debate and discussion, which might spill into next year,” he added.