Reed says securing defense supply chain will be 'major effort' following Biden's executive order

By Tony Bertuca / February 24, 2021 at 11:07 AM
Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman Jack Reed (D-RI) said today a new executive order from President Biden to review the U.S. defense industrial base is the start of a "major effort" to secure national supply chains, despite challenges posed by China's key role in the global marketplace. "It's a bipartisan effort at this point," Reed said during a call with reporters. "I think the pandemic gave us a wake-up call in terms of where things are coming from and we...

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