Biden Visits Site of Pittsburgh’s Collapsed Bridge

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President Joe Biden is visiting the collapsed bridge in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, that fell just hours before his scheduled trip to promote his infrastructure package, a new law that aims to prevent just such disasters. Biden has called frequently for more money and action to shore up and improve the nation’s crumbling roads and bridges. The White House said the president spoke with Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf and Pittsburgh Mayor Ed Gainey before leaving for Pennsylvania and offered federal support for the cleanup efforts. (AP) » Subscribe to VOA News: » Watch more VOA News video: Voice of America (VOA) is the largest U.S. international broadcaster, providing news and information in more than 40 languages to an estimated weekly audience of 236.8 million people. VOA produces content for digital, television, and radio platforms. It is easily accessed via your mobile phone and on social media. It is also distributed by satellite, cable, FM and MW, and is carried on a network of approximately 3,000 affiliate stations. Since its creation in 1942, Voice of America has been committed to providing comprehensive coverage of the news and telling audiences the truth. Through World War II, the Cold War, the fight against global terrorism, and the struggle for freedom around the globe today, VOA exemplifies the principles of a free press. Connect with VOA News: » VISIT OUR WEBSITE: » LIKE OUR FACEBOOK PAGE: » FOLLOW US ON INSTAGRAM: » FOLLOW US ON TWITTER:
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