Sen. Sherrod Brown visits Cincinnati, Brent Spence Bridge

Posted at 10:53 AM, Feb 13, 2017
and last updated 2017-02-13 11:31:23-05

CINCINNATI -- Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) visited Smale Riverfront Park Monday to discuss the Brent Spence Bridge and much-needed repairs.

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Brown, a ranking member of the banking, housing and urban affairs, criticized the White House's priorities regarding infrastructure. Friday, President Trump met with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to discuss Japanese investment in U.S. infrastructure. Brown issued a statement and said Trump needs "to live up to his campaign promise to invest $1 trillion in rebuilding American infrastructure."

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