President Donald Trump late on Wednesday demanded that California return $ 3.5 billion, received by the federal government for a "high-speed rail crash" project. "California has been forced to cancel the massive bullet train project after spending and spending many billions of dollars," Trump said. owe the Federal Government three and a half billion dollars. We want that money back now. The whole project is a "green" crash! "
The $ 77 billion bullet-plan, a planned system linking San Francisco to Los Angeles, is facing cost overruns and delays, and announced Tuesday the scale of the high-speed rail project, saying the plan would" cost too much and it will take too long. "We are building a high-speed rail linking the Central Valley and beyond."
"For some money at the border wall, of the Central Valley with other parts of California, cat while at the same time looking for more federal funding and private money, the system is expected to travel at a speed of up to 220 miles per hour, and in 2010 the state has received $ 3.5 billion of its federal support funds
The 119-kilometer segment of the Central Valley of the high-speed rail line begins in 2013. It is expected that the 520-kilometer railway system from San Francisco Bay area will start operating until the 2030s.
Newsom admitted that if the state abandoned the project, it could be forced to return billions of dollars to the federal government. "I'm not interested in sending $ 3.5 billion of federal funding to this Donald Trump project," said Newsweek. "Nor is I interested in repeating the same old mistakes." The business plan, published in early 2018, showed its projected cost of the baseline by about 20 percent two years ago and showed that the price could rise to nearly $ 100 billion. the state will "take responsibility for contractors and consultants".
Nusum, who took office on January 7, was found against Trump for everything from immigration to climate change. He also criticized the Republican president for threatening to refuse federal state funds to alleviate forest fires.