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07:04  29 july  2021
07:04  29 july  2021 Source:   france24.com

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Joe Biden a détaillé davantage son plan en Pennsylvanie, mercredi 28 juillet 2021. Rails © Saul Loeb, AFP Joe Biden further detailed its plan in Pennsylvania, Wednesday, July 28, 2021.

The American Plan for Renovation and Development of Infrastructures of $ 1,200 billion, promised by Joe Biden, crossed on Wednesday a stage in the Senate in a preliminary vote. The elected officials will be able to start debating.

After long political topics, a large renovation and infrastructure development plan expensive to President Joe Biden was put on the rails Wednesday, July 28. This is nothing less than an investment program "as one sees only once by generation" which has found the agreement of both the Democratian senators and a handful of elected representatives of the Republican opposition, announced the White House.

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Wednesday evening, this plan has indeed taken a step in the Senate in a preliminary vote, seventeen Republicans joining the 50 Democrats. This means that elected officials will begin to debate, but the text is still far from being finally adopted.

This large plan provides for $ 550 billion in fresh federal money and reached $ 1,200 billion - the equivalent of Spain's gross (GDP) domestic product - if we take into account the reorientation of Other existing public funding.

This pharaonic amount must "create well-paid and unionized jobs, respond to the climate crisis, make the economy (American) more sustainable and just for the decades to come", according to a press release of the White House.

"This agreement shows the world that our democracy works"

"It's barbrant, but it's important", the six months of Biden to the White House

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Announcement of "historical" investments In public transport, roads, bridges, drinking water, broadband Internet ...

all funded by the reorientation of certain emergency funding, by targeted contributions from companies, by taxation More efficient cryptomonnaires and "other measures" supported by both parties. In addition to the tax revenues that the increase in economic activity must generate that Washington promises.

"This agreement shows the world that our democracy works, produces results and makes great things," said

Joe Biden in a statement, making the article of a program that can "transform America and propel us in the future".

Transforming the "buy american" into reality

The President, who would like to make a gigantic program of $ 3,500 billion in social spending, also made another subject on Wednesday: economic patriotism . When visiting a truck plant in Pennsylvania, the president promised that US companies would be better off in terms of public order.

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"The last years," Buy American "(buy American) had become an empty promise. But my administration will make a reality," he said, applauded by a hundred enthusiastic people, with for background. Burt trucks. Difficult not to see a spot at his predecessor

Donald Trump , who had continually promoted economic patriotism and protectionism.

Concretely, what Joe Biden's team provides is quite technical. The White House will dust off a 1933 law, which requires all products purchased by the Federal Administration to be manufactured "substantially" in the United States, that is to say that 55% of the value of their components has been created on the American soil. Washington wants to bring this proportion to 60% in the immediate future, then to 75% later, to prevent public money from goods made for good part abroad.

Other measure: Establish a preferential price schedule for certain products and components deemed strategic, and products in the United States. The goal is to avoid the shortages of goods imported as important as medical equipment or computer components.

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The United States offers a temporary asylum to Hong Kong nationals .
© AFP L E Chair Joe Biden decided on Thursday to offer a temporary asylum to the nationals of Hong Kong against "the erosion of their Rights and freedoms "caused by the China , something further climb the tension between Washington and Beijing. "The support of the United States to the people of Hong Kong will not weaken," writes Joe Biden in a decree taken Thursday and broadcast by the White House. According to the US administration, the people concerned by the proposal would be "in thousands".

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