Biden scrambles to address baby formula shortage as critics say he was caught flat-footed

President Biden scrambled Thursday to show he’s on top of the baby formula shortage as frustrated parents and Republicans slammed the president for getting caught flat-footed and sending scarce formula to illegal immigrants while American parents stare at empty store shelves.
 
The president hurriedly convened a meeting with retailers Walmart and Target, and manufacturers Reckitt and Gerber to address the crisis, which has been building since February. After the meeting, the White House announced steps aimed at boosting supply, including importing more formula, expanding availability for low-income families and cracking down on price gouging. 

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