The Trump administration must overcome a partisan divide to secure Fiscal 2021 funding for a new apprenticeship program that would train workers in emerging industries by transferring government oversight to companies, trade groups, and unions.
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The White House’s upcoming budget proposal may again seek funding to launch President Donald Trump’s industry-led apprenticeship model, but a growing political divide over the initiative is threatening congressional efforts to bankroll it and dampening enthusiasm from the business community.