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US construction industry welcomes Biden with wish list, decries Trump's "broken promises"

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Construction has been a fraction of what Trump promised.
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Construction industry bodies in the US have hailed Joe Biden’s election victory and urged the coming administration to address the failures of the Trump administration and honour Biden’s campaign pledges to renew the country’s infrastructure.

The president-elect was congratulated by the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC), the Associated Equipment Distributors (AED) and North America’s Building Trades Unions (NABTU).

The AGC, which represents construction employers, issued a statement on 9 November saying it welcomed Biden and newly elected members of Congress, and looked forward to helping “craft an agenda that is focused in rebuilding infrastructure and reviving the national economy”.

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