(WXYZ) – Members of the Michigan Congressional delegation were with President Joe Biden during his visit to Ford’s Dearborn truck plant.
Among them was Congresswoman Elissa Slotkin, who tonight joins segment 7 UpFront.
You can watch the full interview tonight on the video player above.
“It was a super upbeat event. In fact, I was amazed at how I felt when I was there. The truck, by the way, is amazing,” Slotkin says. “We just felt like we were looking at the situation and we were saying ‘okay, we’re right now’ compared to the electric vehicles that China is producing and the components. But, you know, we were behind the space race 40/50 years ago , we moved forward and we were the first on the moon.This is when we are in this moment, and I think with the infrastructure that we will establish in electric vehicles and we will only make electric really amazing vehicles that people want to buy, I think it will put us in a very different place. So he is optimistic. “