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Biden to speak at technology company in San Diego

POTUS set to wrap up go to to San Diego Friday by talking at a technology company that may profit from passage of the CHIPS and Science Act.

SAN DIEGO — President Joe Biden is about to wrap up a go to to San Diego Friday by talking at a technology company that may profit from passage of the CHIPS and Science Act and having extra chips being made in America.

The identify of the company was not launched.

The Creating Helpful Incentives to Produce Semiconductors and Science Act of 2022 supplies funds to help the home manufacturing of semiconductors and authorizes numerous packages and actions of the federal science businesses. It was accepted by a 243-187 vote in the House and a 64-33 vote in the Senate.

“The CHIPS and Science Act supercharges our efforts to make semiconductors here in America, those tiny computer chips smaller than a fingertip that are the building blocks for our modern economy, powering everything from smartphones to dishwashers to automobiles,” Biden mentioned Aug. 9 when he signed the invoice.

“The United States must lead the world in the production of these advanced chips. This law will do exactly that.”

Following the late morning speech, Biden is scheduled to go away San Diego early Friday afternoon, certain for Chicago, the place he’ll take part in a political reception.

Biden arrived at Marine Corps Air Station Miramar at 6:04 p.m. Thursday aboard Air Force 1 from Albuquerque, New Mexico, the place he spoke about pupil debt reduction and took part in a Democratic Party rally.

Biden exited the airplane at 6:19 p.m., first shook palms with Gov. Gavin Newsom, then with the remainder of the welcoming delegation which additionally included San Diego Mayor Todd Gloria, Rep. Mike Levin and Rep. Scott Peters, D-San Diego.

Biden arrived at MiraCosta College in Oceanside round 7:10 p.m. and spoke for about 45 minutes in an try to enhance Levin’s reelection marketing campaign.

Biden cited numerous payments handed throughout his presidency, together with the American Rescue Plan, Inflation Reduction Act, the Bipartisan Safer Communities Act, which included enhancing sure restrictions and penalties on firearms purchases, and Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, and centered on such points as medical care, local weather change and makes an attempt to revitalize American manufacturing.

In response to viewers members holding up “free Iran” indicators on their cellphones, Biden mentioned, “Don’t worry. We’re gonna free Iran. They’re gonna free themselves pretty soon.”

Biden additionally mentioned the psychological well being challenges of veterans, telling the gang of greater than 1,000 at the faculty’s basketball gymnasium his administration is engaged on that with the Department of Veterans Affairs.

Levin, D-San Juan Capistrano, preceded Biden in talking, drawing his largest applause for saying individuals do not desire a second time period for former President Donald Trump and that Congress ought to codify “a woman’s right to choose.”

Levin is going through Republican Brian Maryott, a former San Juan Capistrano mayor, in Tuesday’s election in a bid for a 3rd time period representing the forty ninth Congressional District which straddles North San Diego and South Orange counties.

Levin defeated Maryott, 53.1%-46.9%, in 2020.

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