Marking his first 100 days in office, President Joe Biden addressed a joint session of Congress yesterday, where he laid out his vision for the future of our country. That vision prioritizes working people, their families, and their needs.
President Biden called for growing the economy from the bottom and middle out. He made the case for bold investments in our nation’s infrastructure and transportation systems through his American Jobs Plan. He asked Congress to hold corporate CEOs accountable. And he reminded America that unions built the middle class.
In fact, it was one of the most pro-worker, pro-union speeches in presidential history. Highlights are below.
President Biden: The middle class built the country and unions built the middle class
President Biden: The American Jobs Plan: A once-in-a-generation investment in America
President Biden: The American Jobs Plan: A blue-collar blueprint to build America
President Biden: Investments in the American Jobs Plan will be guided by one principle: Buy America
President Biden: I’m calling on Congress to pass the PRO Act and send it to my desk so we can support the right to unionize
President Biden: The most important word in meeting the climate crisis: Jobs
President Biden: It is time to grow the economy from the bottom and middle out