On Thursday, Senator Marsha Blackburn absolutely dragged U.S. Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg for taking two whole months of paid paternity leave as the United States faces a record breaking supply chain crisis.
Blackburn declared, "We’re in the middle of a transportation crisis, and Pete Buttigieg is sitting at home. Meanwhile, cargo boats are unable to dock and shelves are sitting empty. Pete needs to either get back to work or leave the Department of Transportation. It’s time to put American families first."
Yes girl! I agree. You cannot be in a demanding position with a worsening crisis and decide to take two months off work...and paid at that.
As Politico reports:
“For the first four weeks, he was mostly offline except for major agency decisions and matters that could not be delegated,” said a spokesperson for the Department of Transportation. “He has been ramping up activities since then.” As he does that, Buttigieg will “continue to take some time over the coming weeks to support his husband and take care of his new children,” the spokesperson added.
On Monday, reports came in showing “a visible sea of congestion at the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach.” This week’s port delays are nothing new. Last month, a record-breaking 62 cargo ships waited on average ten days to dock in the Los Angeles and Long Beach ports.
"It's been wonderful. It's everything people tell you to expect and more. I think the biggest thing that has surprised me is just how much joy there is even sometimes in the hard parts." --@secretarypete on being a new dad pic.twitter.com/UwovzGxTNH
— Morning Joe (@Morning_Joe) October 7, 2021
On September 22, ports in both Los Angeles and Long Beach reported more than 150 ships docked in port, which included 95 container ships. The number of ships docked Wednesday was more than double that of pre-pandemic averages when the ports typically dealt with 60-70 ships at once.
On Wednesday, President Joe Biden FINALLY addressed the crisis, which came weeks too late. He announced that the Port of Los Angeles will start operating 24 hours a day, seven days a week, to relieve cargo ships docked off the coast.
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