President Joe Biden will travel to Pittsburgh on Wednesday to deliver a speech on his economic plans for the country, the White House announced this week.
The trip to the Steel City would mark Biden’s first trip to western Pennsylvania as President. He spent the eve of Election Day holding rallies across the region, including a big drive-in event at Heinz Field with Lady Gaga. Bidens victory in the keystone state of about 80,000 votes was a crucial part of his election victory last November.
The speech also follows a few weeks later The passage von Biden’s signature $ 1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief package, the included Includes $ 1,400 checks for most Americans and unemployment benefit extensions.
White House press secretary Jen Psaki said at a press conference Friday that the president would continue to meet with his economic team to finalize a proposal that includes “size, scope and final policy components.”
“His focus will, of course, be on investing in America’s workers, making sure the tax laws are not worth a fortune, and fulfilling the promises he made to the American people when he ran for president,” said Psaki.
Further details about the trip were not immediately available.