On CNBC’s “Last Call” Tuesday, host Brian Sullivan said he wanted to ask President Joe Biden about the electric vehicle push hurting jobs when he was in Michigan, but services secrets “blocked the road a kilometer and one away.” “Half with dump trucks,” Sullivan also said security was tighter than during then-President Obama’s visit to Egypt in 2009.
After Rep. Tim Walberg (R-MI) said President Joe Biden should have been asked what he would do about it and that the push toward electric vehicles was hurting jobs, Sullivan said, “I would have asked this question. We actually tried to reach the president of GM in Belleville. Secret Service — I posted a video on my Twitter – blocked the road a mile away with dump trucks, and we think the president was probably there for about 15 minutes max and was asked a question. Is this a lost opportunity – I know you’re a Republican, but is this a lost opportunity? Many people behind us are disappointed.
Walberg responded: “I think it’s a wasted opportunity, but I also think it was done on purpose. How do you answer the question that the inflation rate is double what it was under the last administration? How do you respond to him saying Bidenomics works? And it doesn’t work. Nobody believes him. And how do you answer the question when they say we’re going to force you to drive electric vehicles, at least that’s what all the new cars will be? »
In another article, Sullivan said“This is much tighter security than what I saw on my trip to Egypt during President Obama’s visit in 2009. I’ve never seen anything like it.
This is much tighter security than what I saw on my trip to Egypt during President Obama’s visit in 2009. I’ve never seen anything like it. https://t.co/S2rZx9XIDd
–Brian Sullivan (@SullyCNBC) September 26, 2023
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