The White House blasted unemployment reported under former President Donald Trump, glossing over the role the coronavirus pandemic played in job losses.
President Joe Biden will be the first chief executive to create 1 million jobs in his first 100 days in office, according to press secretary Jen Psaki.
“He’s on track for that in our view,” she said, touting Biden’s $2.25 trillion jobs spending package and ambitious climate agenda. Both proposals face significant congressional hurdles.
She added, “And a lot of these critics are the same people who advocated for the policies of the last administration and the last president, who oversaw an economy that lost more jobs than any president since Herbert Hoover.”
Psaki had been asked why the White House wanted to dole out $174 billion in taxpayer dollars on the electric vehicle market, including 500,000 charging stations, when officials, such as climate