White House working to address semiconductor shortage hitting auto production

The White House said Thursday administration officials are working to address a growing shortage of semiconductor chips that has slowed auto production around the world.

White House press secretary Jen Psaki said the Biden administration is ā€œcurrently identifying potential chokepoints in the supply chain and actively working alongside key stakeholders in industry and with our trading partners to do more now.ā€ The issue is one reason Biden plans to sign an executive order in the coming weeks to direct a comprehensive review of supply chain issues for critical goods.

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