Press Briefing by Press Secretary Jen Psaki, May 10, 2022

James S. Brady Press Briefing Room 2:40 P.M. EDT MS. PSAKI:  Hi, everyone.  Okay.  It’s a little rowdy in here today.  All right.  Tomorrow, the President will visit a family farm in Kankakee, Illinois, with the Secretary of Agriculture, Tom Vilsack, to discuss the impact of President Putin’s invasion of Ukraine on the rise in food…

A Proclamation on Asian American, Native Hawaiian, And Pacific Islander Heritage Month, 2022

During Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, our Nation recognizes the innumerable contributions, vibrant cultures, and rich heritage of Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders (AA and NHPIs).  As some of the fastest-growing racial and ethnic groups in the Nation, AA and NHPI communities represent a multitude of ethnicities, languages, and experiences…

Press Briefing by Press Secretary Jen Psaki, April 28, 2022

James S. Brady Press Briefing Room 3:16 P.M. EDT        MS. PSAKI:  Hi, everyone.  Good afternoon.  Okay, two items for all of you at the top.  Today, we released a report highlighting the historic small-business boom under the Biden-Harris administration.  Last year, Americans applied to start 5.4 million new businesses — 20 percent more than any year…

Press Briefing by Press Secretary Jen Psaki, April 18, 2022

James S. Brady Press Briefing Room 4:07 P.M. EDT      (The Easter Bunny enters the room and stands at the podium.) MS. PSAKI:  Who knows who’s under here?  (Laughter.)  No more bunny business.  (The Easter Bunny leaves the podium.) That’s the line we worked on.  Do you guys like it?  (Laughter.) Thank you for joining us,…

Advancing Equity and Racial Justice Through the Federal Government

 “It is therefore the policy of my Administration that the Federal Government should pursue a comprehensive approach to advancing equity for all, including people of color and others who have been historically underserved, marginalized, and adversely affected by persistent poverty and inequality.  Affirmatively advancing equity, civil rights, racial justice, and equal opportunity is the responsibility…

Press Briefing by Press Secretary Jen Psaki, April 8, 2022

James S. Brady Press Briefing Room 2:38 P.M. EDT      MS. PSAKI:  Hi, everyone. Q    Happy Friday.  MS. PSAKI:  Happy Friday.  Is there more to say on this historic day?  (Laughter.) Okay.  So, I want to first start by outlining our security assistance to Ukraine, and there’s been a lot of good questions about this, and…

Press Briefing by Press Secretary Jen Psaki, April 5, 2022

James S. Brady Press Briefing Room 3:58 P.M. EDT MS. PSAKI:  Hi, everyone.  It’s a busy day here, I would say.  Okay.  Today, as you all know, we announced new actions to cut healthcare costs through the Affordable Care Act. Thanks to President Obama and President Biden, America is more covered than before and well on its way…

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