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

Kyle Drennen | May 13, 2015
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More in the cross-post on the MRC's NewsBusters blog.

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.

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

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