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Did Malloy’s Politics Cost Connecticut’s Drivers?

January 25, 2017 By Staff
Did Malloy’s Politics Cost Connecticut’s Drivers?

Could it be because of bad blood between President Trump and Gov. Dan Malloy (D-Conn.)?

In a Tuesday exclusive, McClatchy released President Trump’s top 50 infrastructure priorities. America’s infrastructure is a top priority for President Trump.

Yet it seems Connecticut didn’t make the grade in Trump’s first 50. With Connecticut’s infrastructure in such dire need of repair, it may be surprising to Connecticut residents that not a single project in President Trump’s plan benefits our state.

Could it be because of bad blood between President Trump and Gov. Dan Malloy (D-Conn.)?

When Trump campaigned in Fairfield, Conn. last year, he spent considerable time ranting about Connecticut’s problems, calling Malloy a “bad governor” and incompetent. Then-candidate Trump also blamed Malloy and Connecticut Democrats for General Electric (GE)’s departure. GE, a Fortune 100 company, left the state for Boston last year.

At the same time, Malloy also campaigned heavily for the Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, even traveling to Florida on her behalf.

Just last week, Malloy said he would “be the opposition” to Trump in 2017 and beyond.