Rep. Marcy Kaptur (D-Ohio) appeared to make a slight dig at her Ohio delegation colleague Sen. J.D. Vance (R) throughout an interplay on a United Auto Staff (UAW) picket line of their dwelling state.
“First time right here?” Kaptur requested Vance, in response to a video from local station WTVG 13 Action News.
“First time right here, yeah,” Vance responded.
“Thanks for coming,” she then mentioned.
The transient dialog adopted a clumsy interplay throughout which Kaptur held out a fist as Vance prolonged an open hand for a shake. Vance then tried to increase his hand for a fist bump as Kaptur drew her hand again.
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The 2 Ohio politicians have been on a picket line on the Toledo Meeting Complicated in Toledo, Ohio, according to a put up on X, the platform previously often known as Twitter by 13Action Information. The plant seems to be aligned with Stellantis, one of many Large Three auto corporations UAW staff are hanging towards.
Vance has mentioned that UAW members ought to compel President Joe Biden and the Biden administration to finish the subsidization of the electrical automobile (EV) business.
“Those that have claimed there will likely be a ‘simply transition’ to EVs ought to go to Northeast Ohio for a glimpse into the business’s bleak future,” Vance wrote in an op-ed for the Toledo Blade in September.
He additionally referred to as on UAW management to behave, arguing that is “a possibility they can’t let slip by means of their grasp.”
“Quite than relenting to the Biden administration’s unjust transition to EVs, the UAW ought to use their leverage and pressure the President to cease subsidizing an business that advantages Communist China greater than it does American staff,” he continued.
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