Republican Sen. Josh Hawley is rolling out a measure amid the supply chain crisis that would identify key goods critical to U.S. national security and impose local content requirements for them.
White House press secretary Jen Psaki on Tuesday hailed the "serious progress" being made to ensure ports in California operate 24/7 in an effort to quell the record bottlenecks in the supply chain.
Vice President Kamala Harris claimed that the mega-spending bills backed by the Biden administration are critical to combating climate change.
President Biden on Friday maintained that his spending bill would not add to the deficit, and said it likely would not reach $3.5 trillion this year, as moderate and progressive Democrats continue to debate a price tag for the package.
The White House on Wednesday said it "cannot guarantee" that holiday packages will arrive on time amid the administration’s efforts to relieve supply chain bottlenecks and ease shipping backlogs.
The White House announced Wednesday that the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach will become 24/7 operations, along with commitments from the largest carriers of goods — Walmart, FedEx and UPS — as part of the Biden administration’s efforts to relieve supply chain bottlenecks, strengthen supply chain resiliency and ease shipping backlogs.
President Biden said the U.S. economy is making "consistent and steady progress," despite missing projections in the September jobs report, maintaining that the economy is "moving forward."
Progressive Rep. Primila Jayapal said she is pushing President Biden to stick to his $3 trillion spending plan instead of the $2 trillion range that he has proposed to Democrats this week.
White House Principal Deputy Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre on Thursday called the Senate's debt ceiling agreement a "positive step forward."