California’s bullet train project is the latest thorn that’s nagging U.S. President Donald Trump.
In a tweet, Trump claimed that California had canceled the bullet train project after wasting ‘billions of dollars’. He then demanded that the Golden State refund the $3.5 billion that the federal government had allocated to the project. The federal funds for the 220 mph train project were awarded nine years ago.
California has been forced to cancel the massive bullet train project after having spent and wasted many billions of dollars. They owe the Federal Government three and a half billion dollars. We want that money back now. Whole project is a “green” disaster!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) February 14, 2019
California’s governor, Gavin Newsom, has however vowed that the state would not return the money as it was allocated by ‘Congress’. He also added that the bullet train project was still on course.
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