Since 1997, border agents have been required by law to provide nutritious food to inmates and infants, including infant formula, a White House official said. The official said the Trump and George W. Bush governments have followed a similar approach.
Ms Green also encouraged expectant mothers to breastfeed their babies.
“You can not expect this government that is going to lead our country to create the right conditions to find the infant formula in our country,” he said.
Most mothers in low-wage jobs have very little breastfeeding, and many are struggling to produce enough breast milk to feed their babies.
Delegate Mike Waltz, R-Fla., The new father of a four-month-old baby, raises the imagination that he heard while attending job shopping with colleagues before the news conference.
“Think about it, in Joe Biden’s America, it’s easier to find a pipe in a government – funded smoking kit than a baby formula,” he said. He made it clear that the Biden administration was planning to pay for the crack pipe as part of an overdose prevention program, a rejected claim spread by conservative news sites.
Some senior House Republicans have tried to focus on the lack of a baby formula, denying that they are trying to make a political statement.