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US Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg faced criticism on social media on Wednesday, as he highlighted the possibility that a supply chain issue could affect the giving of Christmas gifts.


During an interview with CNN he was asked about the millions of Americans who celebrate the coming holiday and the possibility that there may be a shortage of supplies for various goods and gifts.

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“I think there are always two kinds of Christmas shoppers,” he said. “There are people who have finished all their lists by Halloween, and then there are people like me who show up at the mall on Christmas Eve…

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His attempt at levity was confiscated by the Republican National Committee, which posted the video on Twitter, which said the former Indiana mayor was asked to write a text about “how difficult it will be for families to receive Christmas presents this year”. The joke was made.

RNC chief Ronna McDaniel tweeted, “Amid the mandate and crumbling supply chains, the Biden administration is determined to truly cancel Christmas.”

The Department of Transportation did not immediately respond to an after-hours email from Granthshala News.

President Joe Biden on Wednesday announced a deal to expand operations at the Port of Los Angeles as prices continue to climb and container ships wait to dock in traffic jams threatening the US economy and holiday shopping .

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Prices are jumping in large part because container ships are stranded at ports and because unloaded goods are waiting for trucks, leading to massive shortages and delays that have taken longer than expected for inflation.

Rising costs are eating into workers’ wages, creating a drag on growth and driving Republican criticism of Biden, as his multitrillion-dollar tax, economic, climate and infrastructure agenda passes through the crux of Congressional negotiations. Used to be.

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Sen. Tom Cotton, R-Ark., reported “Granthshala New Primetime” That the Biden administration waited too long to act.

“The White House is saying you probably won’t be able to get everything you want for Christmas,” he said. “Well, I mean, who’s going to save Christmas for Americans? Pete Buttigieg? I mean, please. Pete Buttigieg couldn’t organize a car funeral. He’s driving our nation’s ports and railroads and highways and airports.” Not going to settle.”