Press Briefing by Press Secretary Jen Psaki, August 10, 2021

James S. Brady Press Briefing Room 12:50 P.M. EDT MS. PSAKI:  Hi, everyone.  Happy Tuesday.  Okay. Q    Happy Tuesday. MS. PSAKI:  Happy Tuesday.  That’s quite a sign over there. Okay, a couple of items for all of you at the top.  President Biden promised to reach across the aisle and deliver results for families across the country.  And, today,…

Statement by NSC Spokesperson Emily Horne on Senior Administration Official Travel to Brazil and Argentina

This week, National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan will travel to Brazil and Argentina, joined by National Security Council Senior Director for Western Hemisphere Juan Gonzalez, Senior Director for Technology and National Security Tarun Chhabra, Senior Director for Cyber Amit Mital, and Department of State Senior Bureau Official for Western Hemisphere Ricardo Zuniga.  In his first trip to the…

Background Press Call by a Senior Administration Official After G7 Plenary Session Two

Via Teleconference 12:47 P.M. BST MODERATOR:  Good afternoon, everybody.  Thanks so much for joining us for a quick background briefing following G7 Session Two: “Building Back Resilient – Winning the Future.”  Apologies for the delay and appreciate everyone’s flexibility.  We’ll do this on background, attributable to “senior administration officials.”  Not for reporting or attribution, but with us…

Remarks by President Biden Before Air Force One Departure

Dobbins Air Reserve BaseMarietta, Georgia(April 29, 2021) 7:43 P.M. EDT Q    How was your visit with the Carters today, sir? THE PRESIDENT:  It was great.  It was great to see President Carter.  He reminded me that I was the first person to endorse him outside of Georgia.  And we sat and talked about the old days.  And…

Remarks by President Biden in Address to a Joint Session of Congress

U.S. Capitol(April 28, 2021)  **See correction below, marked by an asterisk. 9:06 P.M. EDT THE PRESIDENT:  Thank you.  (Applause.)  Thank you.  Thank you.  Good to be back.  And Mitch and Chuck will understand it’s good to be almost home, down the hall.  Anyway, thank you all. Madam Speaker, Madam Vice President — (applause) — no President…

Remarks as Prepared for Delivery by President Biden — Address to a Joint Session of Congress

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 the United States Congress and the Cabinet – and distinguished guests.  My fellow Americans.  While the setting tonight is familiar, this gathering is…

Press Briefing by Press Secretary Jen Psaki, April 27, 2021

James S. Brady Press Briefing Room  2:28 P.M. EDT MS. PSAKI: Hi, everyone. Q    Hello. MS. PSAKI:  All right.  Happy Tuesday.  Okay, a couple of items for you at the top.  Today, President Biden is issuing an executive order requiring federal contractors to pay a $15 minimum wage to hundreds of thousands of their employees.  These workers are critical…

Background Press Call by Senior Administration Officials on National Security and Foreign Policy in President Biden’s First 100 Days

Via Teleconference 2:48 P.M. EDT SENIOR ADMINISTRATION OFFICIAL:  Good afternoon, everyone.  Thanks for joining us.  Today’s call is going to be attributed to a “senior administration official,” and contents will be embargoed until the conclusion of the call. Our speaker today is [senior administration official].  I’ll turn it over to [senior administration official] for some…

Press Briefing by Press Secretary Jen Psaki and Director of the National Economic Council Brian Deese, April 26, 2021

James S. Brady Press Briefing Room  1:25 P.M. EDT MS. PSAKI:  Hi, everyone.  Happy Monday. Q    Happy Monday. MS. PSAKI:  Okay.  Our special guest today is our Director of the National Economic Council, Brian Deese.  And he will be — as you may know, Brian was Senior Advisor to President Obama and previously served as Acting Director of…

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