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In Historic but Sensitive Move, Biden Joins UAW Picket Line

The president has embraced union members unlike any predecessor

Today, President Joe Biden joined a picket line in Belleville, Michigan in an extraordinary attempt to place himself on the side of striking union members against the country's biggest auto manufacturers and make good on a promise to be "the most pro-union president in history."

It marked the first time a sitting president joined a picket line, and on a dreary afternoon Biden stood on a wooden platform and spoke through a bullhorn with an American flag on it to a group of United Auto Workers members clad in red shirts.

"Now, they're doing incredibly well," he said outside a General Motors plant here on the outskirts of Detroit, referring to auto manufacturers. "And guess what? You should be doing incredibly well, too!"

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