Republicans have been blasting Mr Biden’s shortage for the past few days, with Democrats pointing to the latest example of the slow pace of meeting the most basic needs of American families as a major part of his campaign message.
Republicans have seized on a xenophobic talk point augmented by Fox News and other conservative outlets, with Biden preferring unregistered immigrants over Americans by distributing infant formula trays to detention centers along the southwest border.
“American mothers and their children should not suffer because of #BidenBorderCrisis,” said Alice Stepnick, a New York Republican spokeswoman. Post on Twitter On Friday.
Border agents have been required by law to provide prisoners with food, including baby formula, since 1997, a White House official said.
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Democrats turned #EliseStarvefanik into a trending topic on Twitter on Friday, with Stepnick and other Republicans questioning the practice, saying it was the government’s choice to starve children.
White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki said Mr Biden was looking to implement the Defense Production Act to boost production.
Delegates Carolyn B. Maloney, D-NY, and Delegates Raja Krishnamurthy, D-Illinois, chair the House Oversight Committee and Consumer Policy Subcommittee, sent a letter on Friday to the first four formula makers requesting information on what they did not have. To remove it.