A White House official said that the Biden administration is 'not actively pursuing the use of the National Guard on a federal level'
'Requesting the use of the National Guard at the state level is under the purview of governors,' the official clarified
'The answer is yes,' the president said Thursday, asked if he would send in the guard to alleviate supply chain issues
Asked if he would consider sending in the guard to drive trucks, the president said: 'Yes, if we can't increase the number of truckers'
White House press secretary Jen Psaki said Friday Biden is 'not actively pursuing' bringing in the National Guard to deal with product shortages.