Whitmer, a Democrat, said little publicly after the first trial but opened up to The Washington Post during a recent interview.
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Ms. Whitmer said that production delays driven by the chip shortage translated into 2.2 million fewer vehicles being produced in the U.S. in 2021, equaling 3,000 fewer days of work and affecting more than 575,000 domestic auto-related jobs.
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