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Joe Biden is sworn in as President of the United States on January 20, 2021, with First Lady Dr. Jill Biden to his left.

US President Joe Biden is back in Cincinnati this week.

Biden will stop at United Performance Metals in Hamilton on May 6 to meet with manufacturing executives, officials say. According to a statement, the president will speak about how the company serves the aerospace, energy, oil, gas and other technology industries.

Biden’s entourage will travel to Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport on Air Force One around 1 p.m. on May 6, the statement said. He will then travel to Hamilton to discuss overseas supply chain issues with the United Performance Metals team. The visit is part of lobbying for the Bipartisan Innovation Act, which would help fund semiconductor makers in the United States.

“The President will call on Congress to build on this success and pass legislation like the Bipartisan Innovation Act, which will create well-paying jobs, spur domestic manufacturing and lower prices for working families,” says the press release.

The White House statement said 473,000 manufacturing jobs have been created since Biden took office, which is more jobs on average per month than in the last 50 years of presidents.

Biden last traveled to Cincinnati in July for a televised town hall hosted by CNN. The event was held at Mount St. Joseph University, which angered some conservatives over the university’s Catholic foundation and Biden’s Catholic education but Biden’s pro-choice stance. abortion.

Also last year, Vice President Kamala Harris met with former Cincinnati Mayor John Cranley, U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown and the Cincinnati Metro. officials on using transit and other transportation initiatives as economic drivers. In Cincinnati, Harris stopped at the Black Coffee Lounge downtown order a “Wakanda” house coffee (Wakanda is the fictional African country Black Panther and other Marvel Comics/Marvel Entertainment properties).

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Kevin E. Boling