Biden has spoken to lawmakers about potential rail strike -White House

U.S. President Joe Biden visits local businesses on Small Business Saturday in Nantucket, Massachusetts, U.S., November 26, 2022. REUTERS/Elizabeth Frantz

WASHINGTON, Nov 28 (Reuters) - President Joe Biden has spoken to lawmakers about a potential rail strike as he attempts to resolve a problem that could harm the U.S. economy, the White House said on Monday.

White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre told reporters that Biden has been directly involved in efforts to avoid a rail strike, which she said would be "unacceptable."

Reporting by Andrea Shalal and Steve Holland; Editing by Mark Porter

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