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July 29, 2021

At Mack Truck factory, Biden woos working class with new ‘buy American' efforts

  • The administration is proposing that any products bought by the government must have 60% of the value of their component parts manufactured in the U.S.
    Associated Press

    MACUNGIE, Pa. — 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 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.

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