Josh Wingrove

Government, Business, Safety, Logistics

‘Tens of Millions’ of COVID Tests Are in the Mail

A cotton swab from a COVID-19 self-test kit A cotton swab from a COVID-19 self-test kit. (Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg News)

About 60 million households in the U.S. have ordered at-home COVID-19 tests from the federal government and “tens of millions” of tests have been shipped out by the U.S. Postal Service, according to White House spokeswoman Karine Jean-Pierre.

Josh Wingrove | Bloomberg News
January 28, 2022
Government, Business, Logistics

A Rare Port Success Story Is Chance for Biden to Tout Plans

A Rare Port Success Story Is Chance for Biden to Tout Plans The Gunde Maersk docks at the Port of Baltimore. (Maryland Port Administration)

President Joe Biden will use the Baltimore port as a backdrop Nov. 10 in his campaign to promote the $550 billion infrastructure legislation Congress cleared last week, $17 billion of which would go to ports.

Josh Wingrove | Bloomberg News
November 10, 2021
Government, Business, Logistics

Savannah Port Gets Funds to Expand Container Storage

Pedestrians watch from River Street as a cargo ship and a tug boat travel into the Port of Savannah. Pedestrians watch from River Street as a cargo ship and a tug boat travel into the Port of Savannah. (Ty Wright/Bloomberg News)

The U.S. Department of Transportation will allow the Georgia Port Authority to build storage for shipping containers at sites near the Port of Savannah using $8 million in unspent federal grants, part of a new plan to relieve supply chain bottlenecks at U.S. ports.

Josh Wingrove | Bloomberg News
November 9, 2021
Government, Business, Safety

Biden: Companies Should Mandate Vaccine

President Joe Biden speaks about the COVID-19 vaccination program at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building. President Joe Biden speaks about the COVID-19 vaccination program at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building. (Ting Shen/Bloomberg News)

President Joe Biden said full approval of the Pfizer Inc. and BioNTech SE COVID-19 vaccine should clear the way for companies to impose vaccine requirements for employees.

Josh Wingrove | Bloomberg News
August 23, 2021
Government, Business, Fuel

Biden Won’t Accept Gas Tax in Latest Infrastructure Plan

President Biden and wife Jill President Joe Biden and wife Jill Biden walk on the Ellipse June 20 after returning from Delaware. (Stefani Reynolds/Bloomberg News)

President Joe Biden still sees sticking points in a draft bipartisan Senate infrastructure plan, as top aides warned June 21 that they continue to explore other legislative pathways and will not support certain tax increases as part of a final deal.

Josh Wingrove | Bloomberg News
June 21, 2021
Government, Business, Logistics

Biden to Approach China Relationship With ‘Patience,’ White House Says

Jen Psaki, White House press secretary, speaks during a news conference on Jan. 25. (Kevin Dietsch/Bloomberg News) Jen Psaki, White House press secretary, speaks during a news conference on Jan. 25. (Kevin Dietsch/Bloomberg News)

President Joe Biden’s administration is approaching its relationship with Beijing with “patience” and plans to review hard-line policies that were a hallmark of Donald Trump’s presidency, Press Secretary Jen Psaki said.

Josh Wingrove | Bloomberg News
January 25, 2021
Government, Business, Logistics

Trump Casts Doubt on Future of China Trade Deal

President Trump speaks during a meeting in the White House with Texas Gov. Greg Abbott on May 7. President Trump speaks during a meeting in the White House with Texas Gov. Greg Abbott on May 7. (Doug Mills/Bloomberg News)

President Donald Trump cast doubt on the future of his “phase one” trade deal with China, one of the biggest accomplishments of his first term, saying May 8 that he’s struggling with Beijing in the wake of the global coronavirus pandemic.

Josh Wingrove | Bloomberg News
May 8, 2020
Government, Business, Logistics

Economic Adviser Larry Kudlow Says US Still Expects China for September Trade Talks

Larry Kudlow Larry Kudlow (Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg News)

President Donald Trump’s top economic adviser, Larry Kudlow, said the United States still expects Chinese negotiators to come to Washington for another round of trade talks in September, even after the two nations escalated their trade war.

Josh Wingrove | Bloomberg News
August 6, 2019
Government, Business, Logistics

Trump Sees ‘Good Chance’ of Deal With Mexico to Avert Tariffs

President Donald Trump Trump says Mexico will begin paying 5% tarrifs on June 10 if a deal is not reached before then. (Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg News)

President Donald Trump said there’s a “good chance” the United States will reach agreement to avert imposing trade tariffs on Mexico slated to take effect June 10, and that the deal would require the country to buy more U.S. agricultural products.

Josh Wingrove | Bloomberg News
June 7, 2019
Government, Business

Canada Won’t Ratify USMCA Trade Deal if Metals Tariffs Are in Place

steel Shannon VanRaes/Bloomberg News

Canada is ratcheting up pressure on the U.S. to lift tariffs on steel and aluminum — threatening to hold up the new continental trade deal and change up its own retaliatory tariffs to have a bigger impact.

Josh Wingrove | Bloomberg News
April 5, 2019

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