Press Briefing by Press Secretary Jen Psaki and White House American Rescue Plan Coordinator and Senior Advisor to the President Gene Sperling, August 2, 2021

James S. Brady Press Briefing Room 3:00 P.M. EDT MS. PSAKI:  Hi, everyone.  Hello. Q    Welcome back, Jen. MS. PSAKI:  Thank you.  Well, thank you.  I know it’s a later briefing this afternoon.  Good things are worth the wait. And with that, we are — I’m pleased to be joined today by Gene Sperling, who…

President Biden Announces Nine Key Nominations

WASHINGTON – Today, President Joe Biden announced his intent to nominate the following nine individuals to serve in key roles: William Valdez, Nominee for Under Secretary for Management, Department of Homeland Security Erik Hooks, Nominee for Deputy Administrator for Federal Emergency Management Agency Lisa Gomez, Nominee for Assistant Secretary for Employee Benefits Security, Department of…

Readout of President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. Meeting with Prime Minister Al-Kadhimi of Iraq

President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. met today with Prime Minister Al-Kadhimi of Iraq to strengthen bilateral coordination under the Strategic Framework Agreement.  Together they discussed expanded initiatives on climate, energy, education, and combatting the COVID-19 pandemic.  They committed to a continued security partnership to ensure that ISIS can never resurge and to allow communities recovering…

Background Press Call by a Senior Administration Official Previewing the Visit of Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi of the Republic of Iraq

SENIOR ADMINISTRATION OFFICIAL:  Hey, everyone.  Again, thank you for participating in today’s call, which is on background and attributable to a “senior administration official.”  The contents of the call are embargoed until Monday, July 26th, at 5:00 a.m.  For awareness only, you’ll be speaking with [senior administration official].  With that, I turn it over to…

Background Press Call by Senior Administration Officials on the Official Working Visit of Chancellor Merkel of Germany

Via Teleconference (July 14, 2021) 2:53 P.M. EDT SENIOR ADMINISTRATION OFFICIAL:  Thank you.  Hi, everyone, and thanks for joining this afternoon.  Today’s call will be embargoed until 5:00 a.m. tomorrow, July 15, and the contents will be attributed to a “senior administration official.”  With that, I will turn it over to our speaker, [senior administration…

Press Briefing by Press Secretary Jen Psaki, July 6, 2021

James S. Brady Press Briefing Room 1:04 P.M. EDT MS. PSAKI:  Hi, everyone.  Happy Tuesday.  Happy July Fourth week.  Okay, a couple of updates for you all at the top here.  After the President is briefed by his COVID-19 Response Team this afternoon, he will speak to the American people about the strong progress that…

Press Briefing by Press Secretary Jen Psaki and Administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Michael Regan, June 30, 2021

James S. Brady Press Briefing Room 1:23 P.M. EDT MS. PSAKI:  Hi, everyone. Q    Good afternoon.  Q    Good to see you.   MS. PSAKI:  Good afternoon.  Good to see you, too.  Okay, it is so great to welcome back our Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, Michael Regan.  He’s here to talk more about the bipartisan…

Remarks by Vice President Harris at the Generation Equality Forum

Via TeleconferenceSouth Court Auditorium 10:27 A.M. EDT VICE PRESIDENT HARRIS:  Greetings from the White House.  President Macron, President López Obrador, Mis- — (applause) —  PRESIDENT MACRON:  Big applause to welcome you.  VICE PRESIDENT HARRIS:  (Laughs.)  Merci beaucoup.  It is — it is wonderful to be with you.   President Macron, Mr. Secretary-General, Madam Executive Director,…

President Biden Announces Seven Key Nominations

WASHINGTON – Today, President Joe Biden announced his intent to nominate the following seven individuals to serve in key roles: Bathsheba Nell Crocker, Nominee for Representative of the United States of America to the Office of the United Nations and Other International Organizations in Geneva, with the rank of Ambassador Claire A. Pierangelo, Nominee for…

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