Remarks by President Biden on the Colonial Pipeline Incident

And last night, I signed an executive order to improve the nation’s cybersecurity.  It calls for federal agencies to work more closely with the private sector to share information, strengthen cybersecurity practices, and deploy technologies that increase reliance against cyberattacks. The White House Speeches & Remarks May 13, 2021 Roosevelt Room 12:27 P.M. EDT THE …

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Statement of President Joe Biden on the Passing of Michael Collins

Michael Collins lived a life of service to our country. From his time in the Air Force, to his career with NASA, to his service at the State Department, to his leadership of the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum; Michael Collins both wrote and helped tell the story of our nation’s remarkable accomplishments in …

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President Biden Address to a Joint Session of Congress

  Remarks as Prepared for Delivery by President Biden — Address to a Joint Session of Congress The White House April 28, 2021 The Capitol Madame Speaker. Madame Vice President. No president has ever said those words from this podium, and it’s about time. The First Lady. The Second Gentleman. Mr. Chief Justice. Members of …

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Remarks by President Biden at the Virtual Leaders Summit on Climate Session 2: Investing in Climate Solutions

Taking on climate change together is more than just the right thing to do; it’s also in everyone’s best interests to do it.  Meeting this challenge is going to require mobilizing financing at an unprecedented scale. The White House April 22, 2021   East Room 10:50 A.M. EDT THE PRESIDENT:  Well, hello again, everyone.  Welcome …

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Remarks by President Biden at the Virtual Leaders Summit on Climate Opening Session

Good morning to all of our colleagues around the world — the world leaders who are taking part in this summit.  I thank you.  You know, your leadership on this issue is a statement to the people of your nation and to the people of every nation, especially our young people, that we’re ready to …

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A Proclamation on National Park Week, 2021

During National Park Week, let us dedicate ourselves to greater improvement, enjoyment, and preservation of our natural treasures, and to continue to find inspiration, strength, and all else we seek within them. The White House April 17, 2021   The renowned environmentalist and author, Rachel Carson, wrote in her seminal book Silent Spring that, “Those …

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Remarks by President Biden on Russia

If Russia continues to interfere with our democracy, I’m prepared to take further actions to respond. It is my responsibility, as President of the United States, to do so. The White House April 15, 2021 4:56 P.M. EDT THE PRESIDENT: Hello, folks. Thanks for coming over. Good afternoon, everyone. Earlier this week, I spoke with …

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Remarks by President Biden on the Way Forward in Afghanistan

War in Afghanistan was never meant to be a multi-generational undertaking. We were attacked. We went to war with clear goals. We achieved those objectives. Bin Laden is dead, and al Qaeda is degraded in Iraq — in Afghanistan. And it’s time to end the forever war.

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Remarks by President Biden on the Administration’s Response to the Coup in Burma

Last week, the United States helped bring together the U.N. Security Council, which issued a strong statement in support of Burmese democracy. And this week, we will use our renewed engagement on the Human Rights Council to strengthen the world’s commitment to human rights in Burma.

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President Biden Takes Executive Actions to Tackle the Climate Crisis at Home and Abroad, Create Jobs, and Restore Scientific Integrity

Today, President Biden will take executive action to tackle the climate crisis at home and abroad while creating good-paying union jobs and equitable clean energy future, building modern and sustainable infrastructure, restoring scientific integrity and evidence-based policymaking across the federal government, and re-establishing the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology.

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Readout of President Joseph R. Biden Call with Prime Minister Boris Johnson of the United Kingdom

President Joseph R. Biden spoke today with Prime Minister Boris Johnson of the United Kingdom. The President conveyed his intention to strengthen the special relationship between our countries and revitalize transatlantic ties, underscoring the critical role of NATO to our collective defense and shared values.

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Inaugural Address by President Joseph R. Biden, Jr.

This is America’s day. This is democracy’s day. A day of history and hope. Of renewal and resolve.   The United States Capitol January 20, 2021 11:52 AM EST THE PRESIDENT: Chief Justice Roberts, Vice President Harris, Speaker Pelosi, Leader Schumer, Leader McConnell, Vice President Pence, distinguished guests, and my fellow Americans. This is America’s …

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