White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki downplayed the administration’s role in keeping America’s supply chains moving when asked by a reporter on Wednesday whether Americans would get their gifts on time this holiday season.
“Based on everything being announced today, can this administration guarantee that holiday packages will arrive on time?” a reporter asked Psaki.
“We are not the Postal Service or UPS or FedEx; we cannot guarantee,” Psaki responded. “What we can do is use every lever at the federal government[’s] disposal to reduce delays, to ensure that we are addressing bottlenecks in the system, including ports and the need for them to be open longer hours so that goods can arrive. And we can continue to press not only workers and unions, but also companies,