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GOP chairman hopes to spin off air traffic control under Trump

Rep. Bill Shuster (R-Pa.) is once again preparing to fight for an aviation bill that includes his controversial proposal to spin off air traffic control from the federal government.

A similar plan stalled on the House floor last year. But this time around, Shuster is hoping to have a powerful new ally in his corner: President-elect Donald Trump.

“If we’ve got a president… talking positive things about it, I think we’ve got a real great chance,” said Shuster, who was an early Trump supporter and chairs the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee.

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Outlet: The Hill
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Type: Online
Date: Jan. 5, 2017
Title: GOP chairman hopes to spin off air traffic control under Trump
Link: http://thehill.com/policy/transportation/312756-gop-chairman-hopes-to-spin-off-air-traffic-control-under-trump