AMTRAK CUTS: Christie Vows Gateway Will Go On

Possible budget cuts for the so-called Gateway project proposed by the Trump Administration haven’t dampened Chris Christie‘s enthusiasm for the project.

“The Governor has worked hard to develop a project which will ease commuting to New York City without all the practical and fiscal shortcomings of the ARC tunnel project. Gateway tunnel is that project. New Jersey and New York are committed to funding their fair share. He will do all he can to fight any federal funding cut to this project of regional and national importance,” said Brian Murray, press secretary for Governor Chris Christie, in a Thursday evening statement.

Trump’s multi-billion dollar Amtrak cuts will imperil the proposed rail tunnel which would traverse the Hudson River and help facilitate less strain on New York City metropolitan area commuters.