Biden Restores $1 Billion Grant for California Bullet Train That Trump Called a ‘Disaster’Epoch Times, United States politics | The Epoch Times

California Gov. Gavin Newsom announced Thursday that the Biden administration and the State of California have reached a deal to restore a bullet train grant of nearly $1 billion that was revoked by President Donald Trump, who called the project a “disaster.” The U.S. Department of Transportation and California officials on Thursday finalized settlement negotiations to restore the money for the train, which the Trump administration revoked in 2019, Newsom said in a statement. “Restoring nearly $929 million in grant funding back to California’s High-Speed Rail project will continue to spur job creation, advance the project and move the state one step closer to getting trains running in California as soon as possible,” Newsom said. California voters in 2008 approved nearly $10 billion in bond money to build a high-speed rail line connecting Los Angeles and San Francisco that was supposed to be running by 2020. But the project was …Read More

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