Only days remain before Friday’s deadline for congressional input on the $647 million Caltrain electrification grant, and Carl Guardino, the Silicon Valley Leadership Group CEO who has been lobbying for its approval, says the issue puts Republicans in a place where “they can’t have it both ways.

“Is their professed love for Silicon Valley’s economy greater or less than their stated hatred for high-speed rail?” he asked rhetorically. “We’re going to find out where people truly stand.”

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