Sen. Tom Cotton (R-AR) said Wednesday on “Fox News Primetime” that America’s supply chain woes are because of her dependence on China for goods, and that President Joe Biden “helped create” the problem.
Cotton also said that Biden’s extension of enhanced unemployment and encouragement of pandemic fear and shutdowns were partially responsible for the short-term supply chain issues many areas are seeing right now.
“[T]he root of the problem…for 30 years, we’ve sent so many of our jobs and manufacturing to China,” Cotton said. “It’s not easy these days to buy a piece of furniture or clothing or shoes or toys for your kids or Christmas decorations that [don’t] come from China. But now, that’s been the case for 30 years. Joe Biden helped create that.”
Along with the short-term issues, Cotton said, the current situation was “forseeable.”
Republicans are proving they are really good at finger-pointing as Biden’s ship sinks, but will they be as good at solving the problems once they regain legislative majorities? Only time will tell.
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