Editorial: Transportation spending bill gets a modest White House boost; it needs a much bigger one

Amid all the corrosive hate and heart-tugging tragedy of the last two weeks, President Donald Trump’s Twitter account actually produced at least one constructive idea with broad appeal that deserves more attention. Perhaps exhausted from his Baltimore bashing and assault on House Oversight Committee Chairman Elijah Cummings, the president on July 30 signaled his support for a $287 billion highway spending bill now pending in the U.S. Senate. Most amazingly, the bipartisan legislation actually recognizes climate change and promotes infrastructure to accommodate electric, hydrogen and natural gas vehicles. That alone makes Mr. Trump’s support notable. (Balt. Sun) 

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