(AmericanPoliticalDaily.com)- The Biden administration appears to have learned nothing after the newly-inaugurated president’s promised to prioritize COVID-19 relief efforts on non-white-owned businesses, with Vice President Kamala Harris making the shocking claim this week that women’s job losses are a “national emergency.”
Harris knows that people of all races, backgrounds, and even gender, are hurting because of the COVID-19 pandemic and economic crisis, right?
On Thursday, Harris made the shocking claim that the huge number of women who lost their jobs because of mostly Democrat-backed lockdown measures was a national emergency, and said that Congress should rally behind Biden’s $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief package push to resolve it.
“I think we all believe this is a national emergency,” she said during a video conference with various women’s leadership organizations.
“Women leaving the workforce in these numbers…it’s a national emergency, and it demands a national solution.”
Harris also claimed that in one year, COVID-19 “put decades of progress we have collectively made for women workers at risk.”
On Thursday, @KamalaHarris spoke with women’s advocacy groups & lawmakers, calling the exodus of women from the workforce a national emergency.
“In one year the pandemic has put decades of progress we have collectively made for women workers at risk.”https://t.co/oMCFZZyuHS
— Moira Forbes (@moiraforbes) February 19, 2021
Moira Forbes, the EVP of Forbes, excitedly reported on the comments by Harris, and revealed how some 275,000 women dropped out of the labor force in January.
“This brings women’s labor force participation rate to 57%, the lowest it’s been since 1988,” Forbes said.
Harris used the conversation to push for a new $1,400 COVID relief check – $600 short of the $2,000 promised by the Democrats during the Georgia Senate runoff campaign. Harris also pushed for child care tax credits and billions of dollars to get children back to schools, despite Biden siding with teachers’ union refusing to send teachers back to work, saying that it would “help get women back to work.”
While VP Harris focuses on womens’ struggles, the United States unemployment rate is still high. At least, it is high compared to former President Donald Trump’s record unemployment levels.
With 6.3% unemployed, the American economy is doing about as well as it did at the height of the Barack Obama administration…which was not good.