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MIAMI, FL - MAY 24: An Amtrak train is seen as people board at the Miami station on May 24, 2017 in Miami, Florida. President Donald Trump's budget proposal would terminate federal dollars that support Amtrak's long-distance services, which would potentially mean an elimination of all Amtrak service in Florida. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Biden fears railroad strike; forms emergency board

Biden established a presidential emergency board to tackle pay and schedule disputes between railroads and rail workers unions. The executive order issued Friday, intervened in a massive strike set for Monday that would have delayed 30 percent of all US freight.