Howell is located in a key swing district to watch ahead of the 2022 elecciones intermedias. The district, which stretches from the heavily Democratic state capital of Lansing through more Republican rural parts of southeastern Michigan toward the edge of the Detroit suburbs, is the home of moderate Democratic Rep. Elissa Slotkin, who was first elected in 2018. Slotkin will be on site for Biden’s visit, per a White House official, but will not be traveling aboard Air Force One, as she is already in the district.
Former President Donald Trump bested Biden in the 2020 presidential election in Livingston County, which is where Howell is located, por 60.5% a 37.9%. En 2016, Trump led Hillary Clinton 61.7% a 32.2%. Slotkin won Michigan’s 8th Congressional District, which includes Livingston County, 50.9% a 47.3%.
Biden will also focus on how his plans would reform the tax code and how he plans to tax the wealthiest corporations and Americans in order to pay for his plans, el funcionario dijo. He will stress the needs for his economic plan is urgent and will greatly benefit Americans all across the country.
The President’s speech comes as the deadline to raise the debt ceiling to avoid the US defaulting for the first time ever is less than two weeks away. Congress has until October 18 to increase the country’s borrowing limit, Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen warned lawmakers last week, or there could be catastrophic consequences.
Biden said on Monday he couldn’t guarantee the debt ceiling would be raised in time because of
, dangerous and disgraceful
” Republican opposition
. Congressional Republicans are steadfastly refusing to supply any votes to raise the debt limit
, and Biden said they should vote on a bipartisan basis to pay for bills for which both parties are responsible