HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — President Joe Biden will make his second visit of 2022 to Pennsylvania this week, as the Democrat confronts a persistent COVID-19 pandemic, rising inflation and congressional gridlock stalling some of his top priorities.
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The White House said Biden will visit Pittsburgh on Friday to discuss strengthening supply chains, revitalizing manufacturing, creating jobs and “building a better America.” Biden is expected to tout last year’s bipartisan infrastructure law he signed, as Democrats from around the state play up its benefits, including $1.6 billion to improve bridges across Pennsylvania. Last week, Biden and first lady Jill Biden visited a Philadelphia food bank.