WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump is predicting a "big week" for the roll out of his administration's infrastructure plan.
The president tweeted Monday that after "so stupidly spending $7 trillion in the Middle East, it is now time to start investing in OUR Country!"
This will be a big week for Infrastructure. After so stupidly spending $7 trillion in the Middle East, it is now time to start investing in OUR Country!— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) February 12, 2018
The White House is unveiling its goal of spurring $1.5 trillion in funding over 10 years to rebuild roads, highways, ports and airports.
The plan centers on using $200 billion in federal money to leverage local and state dollars for the projects.
Trump is meeting with state and local leaders at the White House on Monday to discuss the plan.