Trump's plan to rebuild US roads relies on local dollars

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Monday launched what he calls a "big week" for his infrastructure plan, which envisions $1.5 trillion in spending over a decade to rebuild roads and highways. The plan would fulfill a key campaign goal but rely heavily on state and local government budgets to become a reality.

  • Written by By JONATHAN LEMIRE and MARTIN CRUTSINGER , Associated Press

Trump's $4.4 trillion budget moves deficit sharply higher

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump unveiled a $4.4 trillion budget for next year that heralds an era of $1 trillion-plus federal deficits and — unlike the plan he released last year — never comes close to promising a balanced ledger even after 10 years.

  • Written by ANDREW TAYLOR and MARTIN CRUTSINGER , Associated Press

Trump aide confident Democratic memo will be released


WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats on the House Intelligence Committee are prepared to black out parts of their memo about the FBI's Russia investigation to ensure there's no harmful spilling of secrets, then try again to get President Donald Trump to let it come out. A White House aide said he's confident it will be released once Democrats "clean it up."

  • Written by By CALVIN WOODWARD , Associated Press

Attorney general suit: Weinstein Co. failed to protect women


NEW YORK (AP) — New York's attorney general is accusing Hollywood movie producer Harvey Weinstein of "repeatedly and persistently" sexually harassing female employees at his film company, according to a lawsuit filed on Sunday by the state prosecutor that could impact the company's potential sale.

  • Written by TOM McELROY , Associated Press