Supply Chain Crisis

T&I Republicans are actively engaged with stakeholders from each point in the supply chain to continue identifying which Biden administration policies are preventing the emergence from this ongoing crisis, as well as pinpointing proactive solutions that can expedite recovery. See more about their work on the supply chain crisis below.

Additional Major T&I Republican Oversight Efforts:

Feb. 1, 2022: Graves Request Supply Chain Briefing from Biden Administration

 
Ranking Member Sam Graves asked John Porcari, the Port Envoy to the White House Supply Chain Disruptions Task Force, to update the full Committee about his role and the Task Force’s actions in addressing the supply chain crisis.

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Nov. 17, 2021: Supply Chain Crisis T&I Hearing

The full Transportation & Infrastructure Committee held a hearing on the supply chain crisis. Ranking Member Graves warned that the Biden administration's policies should do no more harm through policies and mandates that make will make the crisis worse.

 Read his full opening statement here or watch below.


Nov. 16, 2021: Highlighting Heightening Concerns on FoxBusiness.com

Ranking Member Graves and House Republican Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) penned an op-ed for FoxBusiness.com discussing how the spending and policy decisions of the Biden Administration and their congressional allies are making the supply chain crisis worse – not better.

Nov. 4, 2021: Ranking Member Graves Calls out President for Doubling Down on Vaccine Mandate Despite Warnings from Supply Chain

Ranking Member Graves called out the Biden administration's newly announced plans to move forward with a vaccine mandate that stakeholders specifically called out for making the supply chain crisis worse.

Nov. 3, 2021: T&I Republican Supply Chain Crisis Roundtable

Ranking Member Graves held a roundtable with T&I Republicans and stakeholders from various points in the supply chain to gain insights about the ongoing issues and challenges facing the private sector in dealing with the supply chain crisis.


Oct. 27, 2021: Raising Growing Supply Chain Concerns on Fox Business

Ranking Member Graves joined Fox Business to discuss his major concerns with the Biden administration's policies making the supply chain crisis even worse.

“Well the problem is the administration's policies. When you throw in extended unemployment benefits. When you throw in arbitrary vaccine mandates. That just creates all kinds of logistical problems for trucking companies, for transport companies, and the rail lines and everything that goes along with it. So that’s making the problem just as bad. When the president says that the private sector needs to step up, well he also needs to step up and back off some of these regulatory burdens."


Oct. 20, 2021: Letter to Biden President Biden

Ranking Member Graves led 160 House Republicans in urging President Biden to immediately reconsider radical partisan policies that are making already growing U.S. supply chain issues significantly worse:
Full Letter Text

Oct. 13, 2021: The Biden Administration Bears Full Responsibility for California Oil Spill with Failure to Address Supply Chain Issues

Ranking Member Graves calls out the Biden administration's lack of action to address supply chain issues as a key cause of the California oil spill.