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Fact Check: Biden Claims U.S. Can Lead World in Electric Vehicles

Claim: “There’s no reason the blades for wind turbines can’t be built in Pittsburgh instead of Beijing,” Biden said in his joint address to Congress on Wednesday night. “No reason why American workers can’t lead the world in the production of electric vehicles and batteries.”

WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 28: U.S. President Joe Biden addresses a joint session of congress as Vice President Kamala Harris (L) and Speaker of the House U.S. Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) (R) look on in the House chamber of the U.S. Capitol on April 28, 2021 in Washington, DC. On …