CA’s Jerry Brown explains to Trump what would really make America great again

CA’s Jerry Brown explains to Trump what would really make America great again

[Ed. – And it’s probably not what you think.  But it is what’s very much on Brown’s mind because it’s painfully unnecessary, uncontrollably expensive, and way behind schedule.]

California Gov. Jerry Brown (D) told President Trump Monday that one way to “Make America Great Again” is to endorse his state’s new bullet train system. It’s a much easier project to get behind than that old border wall, he suggested. …

In his letter, Brown did not mention that the bullet train costs a pretty penny. The system is already $13 billion more than it was expected to cost two years ago. Current estimates put the price tag at  $77.3 billion and it could rise to $98.1 billion, according to the Los Angeles Times. That number can be attributed to unexpected rise in costs for building track in the Central Valley, costly environmental reviews, lawsuits, and the relocation of communications cables.

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