Rep. Jeff Denham, R-Calif., is a leading critic in Congress of California's $68 billion high-speed rail project. Denham has tried multiple times to block federal funds from going to the project, but so far, he hasn't been successful. His latest attempt came Tuesday when the House voted on a bill to fund transportation and housing.
Rep. Jeff Denham, R-Calif., is a leading critic in Congress of California's $68 billion high-speed rail project. Denham has tried multiple times to block federal funds from going to the project, but so far, he hasn't been successful. His latest attempt came Tuesday when the House voted on a bill to fund transportation and housing.
Rep. Jeff Denham, R-Calif., is a leading critic in Congress of California's $68 billion high-speed rail project. Denham has tried multiple times to block federal funds from going to the project, but so far, he hasn't been successful. His latest attempt came Tuesday when the House voted on a bill to fund transportation and housing.

Chief critic of California high-speed rail continues his quest

June 11, 2015 03:04 PM

More Videos

  • Democrats Schumer, Pelosi comment on government shutdown

    On the anniversary of President Donald Trump's inauguration, Americans awoke to the first day of a government shutdown and Congress staged a weekend session to show voters it was trying to resolve the stalemate. Republicans and Democrats showed no signs of ending their standoff over immigration and spending on Saturday. Critical government functions will continue, with uniformed service members, health inspectors and law enforcement officers set to work without pay. But if no deal is reached before Monday, hundreds of thousands of federal employees will be furloughed.