In Wake of Amtrak Crash, Networks Push 'Infrastructure Investment'


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<p>Without any evidence of what caused the crash of an Amtrak train in Philadelphia Tuesday night, all three network morning shows on Wednesday had no hesitation in suggesting a lack of government infrastructure spending was to blame.</p>

<p>On NBC&#39;s <em>Today</em>, co-host Savannah Guthrie teed up former National Transportation Safety Board chairwoman Deborah Hersman: <strong>&quot;And another issue people have raised is that because this is such a heavily traveled section of track that there are also infrastructure issues</strong>....Is this something else that investigators will look hard at?&quot;</p>

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