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Listen: Republicans, Democrats alike were stunned by this moment in Trump’s SOTU address

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President Donald Trump threw Congress for a loop when he announced a proposal to spend $1.5 trillion on a new infrastructure bill, a half trillion more than Republicans had been counting on.

“That question is, how are you going to pay for it,” said Senate Majority Whip John Cornyn (R-Texas), according to the Washington Examiner’s report. “You tell me how we’re going to pay for it and I’ll tell you what we can do.”

Rep. Mark Sanford (R-S.C.) also criticized the $1.5 trillion price tag thrown out by President Donald Trump in last night’s State of the Union address.

"That's a new number," Sanford said. "The difficult question is 'How do you pay for it?""

On today’s show, Doc and Lawrence talked about why infrastructure and jobs make a great sales pitch but spending more money we don't have is bad news for taxpayers.

To see more from Doc, visit his channel on TheBlaze and listen live to “The Morning Blaze with Doc Thompson” weekdays 6 a.m. – 9 a.m. ET, only on TheBlaze Radio Network.

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