Cory Booker: Amtrak crash shows US needs more infrastructure spending
New Jersey Senator Cory Booker - (CNN screencap)

Booker: Amtrak crash shows need for more public works spending (VIDEO)

WASHINGTON — U.S. Sen. Cory Booker said last week's Amtrak derailment in Philadelphia, which killed at least eight people, showed the need for more government spending on public works. "We should not be scrimping on investments in public safety," Booker said on NBC's "Meet the Press" on Sunday. "The lack of infrastructure spending is costing us…