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Oct 4, 2023, 2:49 PM EDT
The White House said President Biden will not be involved in any negotiations between the United Auto Workers and Detroit's Big Three automakers.
United Auto Workers strikes at more plants belonging to General Motors, Stellantis and Ford could reportedly come Friday, depending on the status of negotiations.
Ford Motor Company is facing a congressional subpoena over its partnership with a Chinese battery company to build a factory in southern Michigan.
President Joe Biden joined a picket line in support of UAW union workers, telling them to 'stick with it' and that they 'deserve a significant raise.'
The United Auto Workers (UAW) president on Tuesday compared U.S. automakers Ford, GM and Stellantis to World War II Axis powers in a speech with President Biden in attendance.
The top Republican of the House Select Committee on the Chinese Communist Party applauded Ford's move to pause construction of a factory in conjunction with a Chinese company.
Ford says that despite progress there are "significant gaps" between the company and the UAW on key economic issues amid the union's strike against Detroit's Big Three.
President Biden will be joining the UAW union picket line on Tuesday, as he will be going to Michigan, he announced in a Friday afternoon X post.
The United Auto Workers union announced Friday it would broaden its strike by targeting 38 facilities belonging to General Motors and Stellantis, while Ford was spared amid progress in negotiations.
The United Auto Workers union's strike against Ford, General Motors and Stellantis has caused work stoppages and layoffs at some of the automakers' facilities and their suppliers.