U.S. Senator Tina Smith’s Statement on President Biden’s State of the Union Address

WASHINGTON, D.C. [03/01/22]—Today, U.S. Senator Tina Smith (D-Minn.) released the following statement on President Biden’s State of the Union address:

“Tonight, President Biden met the moment by bringing the country together, unified in support of Ukraine against an autocratic leader. And President Biden reminded us that here at home, our economy is dramatically stronger than when he entered office one year ago. Thanks to his leadership and the hard work and resilience of American workers and businesses, more than six million Americans have gone back to work, real incomes for families have gone up, and our economy is seeing the fastest economic growth since 1984.

“I appreciated the President’s candor that despite all the progress we’ve made, we have a lot of work left to do. Families across Minnesota and the country are struggling with rising costs, but President Biden laid out a clear plan to tackle the issues Americans are facing right now. From lowering prescription drug prices, to childcare costs, energy costs and more, the President’s plans will work to give everyone a fair shot.

“I look forward to continue working alongside President Biden to build a better country for all of us.”