President Donald Trump will hit the road to ramp up his long-promised plan to overhaul the nation’s aging airports, roads and railways, a push that could energize his supporters and distract from political intrigue in Washington.
The infrastructure push — which will include a trip to Cincinnati, Ohio — comes as the White House seeks to refocus attention on core promises to boost jobs and the economy made by Trump last year during his campaign for office.
Those pledges have been eclipsed by the political furor over Russia’s alleged meddling in the 2016 U.S. election. That drama will come to a head on Thursday when former Federal Bureau of Investigation Director James Comey, who was leading the Russia probe until Trump fired him, testifies before a U.S. Senate panel.
Trump — who has denied any collusion between Russia and his campaign — has struggled to keep the spotlight on plans that could give him