Biden Signs Executive Order to Address , Shortfalls in US Supply Chain.
President Joe Biden's executive order is
meant to address recent supply chain failures
as seen in both the health care and auto industries.
In the early months of the pandemic,
health care workers across the U.S. were often forced
to reuse protective gear, including masks and gloves.
A recent computer chip shortage has forced automakers
to furlough workers due to the closure of auto plants.
We are going to get out of the business of reacting to supply chain crises as they arise and get into business of preventing future supply chain problems, Peter Harrell, National Security Council,
via NPR News.
Analysts say that while
Biden's executive order will
not call out China specifically, .
its aim is to strengthen
U.S. output of materials that
are currently made overseas. .
If we don't get moving, [China is] going to eat our lunch, President Biden, via NPR News