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Boeing Revelations Prompt Congressional Vow to Fix Oversight

Boeing Revelations Prompt Congressional Vow to Fix Oversight

Key House Democrats on Friday vowed to change how new airplane designs are approved by federal regulators after the release of a trove of damning internal Boeing Co. communications.
Boeing CEO Bashed in Congress as Stock Shrugs Off Max Risk

Boeing CEO Bashed in Congress as Stock Shrugs Off Max Risk

Boeing Co. Chief Executive Officer Dennis Muilenburg was pummeled with calls to resign, attacks on his integrity and condemnation of a flight-control system linked to two fatal 737 Max crashes as he
Hearing Ends With Victim's Kin Urging CEO to Quit: Boeing Update

Hearing Ends With Victim's Kin Urging CEO to Quit: Boeing Update

Boeing Co. President Dennis Muilenburg testifies before House lawmakers Wednesday, the day after being peppered with tough question in the Senate during his first appearance before lawmakers since a
Lawmaker Says Boeing Withheld Hazard Information from FAA on 737

Lawmaker Says Boeing Withheld Hazard Information from FAA on 737

Boeing Co. concluded during the development of the 737 Max that if pilots failed to recognize a malfunction on a critical flight-control feature it could prove catastrophic, but the company didn’t
Boeing CEO to Tell Senate ‘We Made Mistakes’ in 737 Max Jet

Boeing CEO to Tell Senate ‘We Made Mistakes’ in 737 Max Jet

Boeing Co. Chief Executive Officer Dennis Muilenburg plans to kick off a pair of critical appearances before U.S. lawmakers by admitting the planemaker made mistakes on the 737 Max, even as a fresh
Boeing Pilot Assured FAA 737 Was Safe After Scary Simulator Trip

Boeing Pilot Assured FAA 737 Was Safe After Scary Simulator Trip

A Boeing Co. pilot who found the 737 Max feature implicated in two fatal crashes “egregious” in a simulator ride in 2016 reassured U.S. regulators two months later that it was benign.
Trump Tells Democrats to Pass New Nafta Before Infrastructure

Trump Tells Democrats to Pass New Nafta Before Infrastructure

President Donald Trump told Democratic congressional leaders on the eve of a White House meeting to discuss restoring the nation’s infrastructure that he first wanted them to pass his replacement for
Trump's Lack of Action on Public Works Sparks New Ad Campaign

Trump's Lack of Action on Public Works Sparks New Ad Campaign

President Donald Trump hasn’t delivered on his promises to rebuild America’s crumbling infrastructure. So to remind him, companies that make equipment for construction and other industries are going
Trump to Promote Public Works Plan as Lawmakers Seek Funding

Trump to Promote Public Works Plan as Lawmakers Seek Funding

The White House says Donald Trump will campaign to pass legislation this year to upgrade roads, bridges and other public works, as members of Congress from both parties say it will only happen with
Trump’s Infrastructure Plan May Need Lame-Duck Session, Lawmaker Says

Trump’s Infrastructure Plan May Need Lame-Duck Session, Lawmaker Says

The leader of the House infrastructure panel said Wednesday it will be difficult to enact President Donald Trump’s plan to upgrade U.S. public works this year, and lawmakers may have to take it up in
Trump Surprises Lawmakers With Support For Gasoline Tax Hike

Trump Surprises Lawmakers With Support For Gasoline Tax Hike

President Donald Trump surprised a group of lawmakers Wednesday by saying he would support a 25-cent-per-gallon increase in federal gasoline and diesel taxes to help pay for upgrading American roads,
Democrats Assail Funding Shuffle in Trump’s Infrastructure Plan

Democrats Assail Funding Shuffle in Trump’s Infrastructure Plan

President Donald Trump’s plan to upgrade U.S. public works is drawing sharp opposition from Democrats who are key to getting it enacted, putting the administration on the defensive as it seeks to
Trump Ready to Release Infrastructure Plan Monday, Official Says

Trump Ready to Release Infrastructure Plan Monday, Official Says

President Donald Trump expects to release on Monday his long-awaited plan to generate at least $1.5 trillion to upgrade U.S. roads, bridges, airports and other public works, according to a White House
Trump's $1.5 Trillion Public Works Plan Doesn't Say Who Pays

Trump's $1.5 Trillion Public Works Plan Doesn't Say Who Pays

President Donald Trump wants $1.5 trillion for infrastructure. All he needs is a way to pay for it.
Trump’s Agenda Faces Tough Fiscal Reality After State of the Union

Trump’s Agenda Faces Tough Fiscal Reality After State of the Union

Fscal headwinds mean he’s likely to have less legislative success in his second year in office.
Trump to Release Infrastructure Plan in January, Official Says

Trump to Release Infrastructure Plan in January, Official Says

President Donald Trump plans to keep pushing his legislative agenda in 2018 by releasing his long-promised infrastructure proposal in early January, a senior administration official said.