June 17, 2024



White House has weighed tapping National Guard to address mounting supply chain backlog

The Washington Post

Yesterday at 1:43 p.m. EDT|Updated yesterday at 4:15 p.m. EDT


White House officials have explored in recent weeks whether the National Guard could be deployed to help address the nation’s mounting supply chain backlog, three people with knowledge of the matter said.

The idea appears unlikely to proceed as of now, the people said, but reflects the extent to which internal administration deliberations about America’s overwhelmed supply chain have sparked outside-the-box proposals to leverage government resources to address the issue.

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