Biden Tours Pennsylvania Truck Factory



President Joe Biden checked out the big rigs at a Pennsylvania truck factory on Wednesday and promised workers that his policies would reshape the U.S economy for the working class – a message clearly aimed at a group of voters who have drifted to Republicans.

Biden welcomed news that Senate Republicans on Tuesday reached a deal with Democrats over major outstanding issues in a $1 trillion infrastructure bill.

“Looks like we’ve reached a bipartisan agreement on infrastructure,” Biden told the audience at Mack Truck’s Lehigh Valley manufacturing facility.

Senate Republicans say they are ready to vote to take up the bill, and an evening test vote is possible.

In his speech, Biden highlighted new “buy American” rules from his administration that he said would put a new muscle behind an initiative that he argued had become a hollow promise in recent years.

The administration is proposing that any products bought by the government must have 60% of the value of their component parts manufactured in the United States. The proposal would gradually increase that figure to 75% by 2029, significantly higher than the 55% threshold under current law.

“They got a new sheriff in town,” Biden said. He said the effort would help create jobs, a central thrust of his administration’s “build back better” program.

Administration officials, who have made manufacturing jobs a priority, believe Democrats’ political prospects next year might hinge on whether Biden succeeds in reinvigorating a sector that has steadily lost jobs for more than four decades.

The administration is championing a $973 billion infrastructure package, $52 billion for computer chip production, sweeping investments in clean energy and the use of government procurement contracts to create factory jobs.

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21 comments

  1. You cut out the part where they refuse to let him touch the truck saying everything he touches turns to sh_t!! Play it don’t censor it and mislead people. They hate him there

  2. Total of 25 people in Mack truck that day. The whole factory was shut down for our president. Our president brought over much more than 25 people to fill up the room when he gave the speech. Good job

  3. How did this fool win? Are people sadists Biden is literally destroying our economy and capitulating to China and Russia and leftists have recanted the principles they supposedly stood on or hated Trump for.

  4. Joe was in Pennsylvania, why didn't he drive an 18 wheeler to Kensington Av in Philly to see the beautiful sights? You can see it all at "kimgary videos".

  5. it’s time to impeach and throw out the entire OBiden regime!
    There is a reason they are still afraid of us, THE PEOPLE, let's show them why and that they are outnumbered!
    In Obama's words "ARGUE WITH THEM, GET IN THEIR FACES!"
    Maxine Waters – "Push back on them! TELL THEM THEY ARE NOT WELCOME, ANYWHERE, ANYMORE"

    We need to stand up!
    They are still attempting to change election laws so they can garner more control!
    WE MUST STOP THEM, GET IN THEIR FACES AND SHOW THEM again, WHY THEY ARE AFRAID OF US!
    YOU ARE NOT A SUBSERVIENT SLAVE TO THE GOVERNMENT, THE GOVERNMENT SERVES YOU!
    IMPEACH and/or OVERTHROW THE OBIDEN REGIME!

  6. Buyden was inspecting the fossil-fuel burners and claims that he drove an 18 wheeler once and had to take a plane back. I thought that Buyden always takes Amtrak. What's with that?

  7. Joe Biden is still on milk.
    Hebrews 5:13 for everyone who lives on milk is unskilled in the word of righteousness, since he is a child.

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