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Biden says he's confident U.S. can avoid rail strike, as he meets with top lawmakers

Biden says he's confident U.S. can avoid rail strike, as he meets with top lawmakers

President Joe Biden told reporters on Tuesday that he's confident that a railroad strike can be avoided, as he met with top U.S. lawmakers about year-end legislative priorities. "There's a lot to do, including resolving the train strike," Biden also said. Separately, an analyst said there appears to be bipartisan support in Congress to act as soon as the end of this week, or well ahead of the Dec. 9 strike deadline.