President Donald Trump rolled out a promise for a $1.5 trillion infrastructure package during the State of the Union.
Republicans discussed paying for the federal portion of the plan with an increase in the federal gas tax, which hasn't been boosted since 1993.
GOP leaders are concerned such a move would ruin some of the positive reaction they are seeing from the recently implemented tax law, according to Axios' Jonathan Swan.
The proposal received a cool reception from Democrats, who disagree with the president over how to finance the nation’s ailing roads, bridges and other infrastructure.
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Trump said his infrastructure plan would cost "at least" $1.5 trillion during the State of the Union address Tuesday night.
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