PRESS RELEASE: STATEMENT: BIDEN REMARKS AT AFL-CIO HIGHLIGHT HISTORIC ECONOMIC RECOVERY & ACTIONS TO LOWER COSTS
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 14, 2022
Jack Miller, Communications Director
STATEMENT: BIDEN REMARKS AT AFL-CIO HIGHLIGHT HISTORIC ECONOMIC RECOVERY & ACTIONS TO LOWER COSTS
Biden Outlines How America Can Rebuild the Working Class and Unions
PHILADELPHIA, PA — President Joe Biden delivered remarks today as the “most pro-union President in the history of the United States.” Biden highlighted his administration’s efforts to lower inflation and build on his record of historic job creation and the lowest level of unemployment in 52 years.
President Biden also promised to double down on efforts to strengthen working class families, and lead a jobs revolution through investments in clean energy and public works.
Invest in America senior advisor Zac Petkanas issued the following statement:
“President Biden has led an economic recovery that exceeded all expectations, creating 8.7 million jobs in just 17 months. The administration’s swift response has put the nation back on solid economic footing and recovered three times faster than the 2008 recession.
“Thanks to the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law and the American Rescue Plan, it’s clear that public investments are revitalizing America. We must continue to invest in American workers and families to build on the historic progress of 2021. Congress should follow the president’s leadership and pass his agenda that would lower costs for middle-class families and ensure that all communities share in our economy’s bright future.”
About Invest in America
Invest In America is a national rapid response operation advocating for robust public investment to rescue the economy from the COVID crisis and create prosperity for the future, and to fight back against fear-mongers who use deficit concerns as a scapegoat to starve American communities and businesses of resources.
The operation consists of two components: Invest in America, the charitable and public education arm, which is a fiscally sponsored project of Economic Security Project funded by the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation and Economic Security Project co-chair Chris Hughes; and Invest in America Action, the advocacy and social welfare arm, which is a fiscally sponsored project of Economic Security Project Action funded by Chris Hughes and the Omidyar Network.