President Joe Biden used the Defense Production Act to private industry to help in emergencies, many. Some say it’s to advance his political agenda.
- Biden Defense Production Act use remarkable considering how often he used it and for various reasons.
- Some say he did an act to make up for his agenda delay and administration oversights.
- White House says he used action to take “decisive action” that “continues to deliver results.”
On his first full day in officePresident Joe Biden took advantage of a special military time power step up the US response to the pandemic, using an instrument to which he will return several times times throughout his presidency.
In a decree referring to powers under the Defense Production Act, new the president instructed his administration to secure masks, tests and other equipment in deficit. Biden soon booked a 100 day white house review of The American industry that entered into the act was “powerful tool” that could be used after the pandemic and traditional military use.