According to Trumka, the future of the country is in job creation, but Republican plans to cut health care reform will lead to more job loss. He proposed a reinvestment of funds to build the infrastructure to keep up with building nations that already have high-speed rail and "smart utilities."
Despite an economic recession, China has expanded its high-speed rail system to be the longest railway in the world. In September, Pres. Obama called for an advancement in technology in this country, including the implementation of high-speed rail.