Baltimore bridge repair is prime example why US needs to be ‘fiscally responsible’: Rep. Buddy Carter

Rep. Buddy Carter (R-GA) called for more fiscal responsibility amid the collapse of the Francis Scott Key Bridge in Baltimore, Maryland.

Carter appeared on Sunday Morning Futures after crews removed the first piece of the collapsed bridge from the Patapsco River on Saturday in an effort to reopen the port there. It remains to be seen how much it will cost to repair the bridge.

Workers in a crane-held basket work to remove a damaged section of the Francis Scott Key Bridge, Saturday, March 30, 2024, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Julia Nikhinson)

“Yes, it needs to be fixed immediately. There’s no question about that. It’s going to be a big impact on our economy,” Carter said. “However, when we get into this, we need to look at a number of different things. First of all, what’s the responsibility of the
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