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Biden’s headquarters pointed to US dependence on foreign supplies in the fight against COVID-19

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Biden's headquarters pointed to US dependence on foreign supplies in the fight against COVID-19

If he wins the election, Biden intends to eliminate this &# 171; vulnerability&# 187 ;, said the headquarters

The United States is too dependent on foreign supplies of critical materials and equipment needed to fight the coronavirus pandemic, the headquarters of Democrat presidential candidate Joe Biden said, promising to return production “to American soil.”.

“Under President Trump, our supply chains have actually become less secure,” a senior headquarters official told reporters on Tuesday..

Aside from medical equipment, the US relies too heavily on foreign manufacturers for energy technology, electronics, telecommunications and computing equipment, Biden said..

If Biden is elected president in November, his plan will include an immediate 100-day analysis of American supply chains, using the Defense Manufacturing Act to expand production of critical products and stockpile, “so the US will never again face vulnerabilities like this. crisis “, said the headquarters representative.

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Biden's headquarters pointed to US dependence on foreign supplies in the fight against COVID-19

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