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White House Hosts Tech CEOs To Address Global Chip Shortage

President Biden says there is bipartisan support for his plan to invest $50 billion in the semiconductor chip industry as part of the massive infrastructure plan. The announcement comes amid a global chip shortage that is squeezing supply chains.

Here & Now‘s Robin Young speaks with Roben Farzad, host of public radio’s “Full Disclosure,” about what Biden’s plan could mean for the future of the chip industry.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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