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Trump backs Sen. Paul's plan to fund infrastructure projects with suspended aid to Pakistan

• http://www.foxnews.com, By Bradford Betz

"Good idea Rand!" came the president's response.

Good idea Rand! https://t.co/55sqUDiC0s

— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) January 6, 2018

In a tweet Thursday, Rand, a Kentucky Republican, said he planned to introduce his proposal soon.

"My bill will take the money that would have gone to Pakistan and put it in an infrastructure fund to build roads and bridges here at home," the senator tweeted.

I'm introducing a bill to end aid to Pakistan in the coming days. My bill will take the money that would have gone to Pakistan and put it in an infrastructure fund to build roads and bridges here at home. pic.twitter.com/SHlA00rWEd

— Senator Rand Paul (@RandPaul) January 4, 2018

On Thursday, the U.S. announced plans to end up to $2 billion in security assistance to Pakistan. The reasoning: The U.S. State Department contended that Pakistan had failed to take "decisive action" against Taliban militants targeting U.S. personnel in neighboring Afghanistan.

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