Vice President Harris Rejects Isolationism, Authoritarianism, and Recent Attacks on NATO While Making Forceful Case for America’s Continued Global Leadership During Munich Security Conference

“If we only look inward, we cannot defeat threats from outside; isolation is not insulation. In fact, when America has isolated herself, threats have only grown,” said the Vice President during her 16th foreign trip and third time at the Munich Security Conference  MUNICH – Today, Vice President Kamala Harris made a forceful case for…

Remarks by President Biden and President Zelenskyy of Ukraine in Joint Press Conference

Indian Treaty RoomEisenhower Executive Office Building (December 12, 2023) 5:01 P.M. EST PRESIDENT BIDEN:  Please have a seat.  President Zelenskyy, it’s an honor to welcome you back to the White House.  When President Putin launched his brutal total invasion of Ukraine in February of 2022 and Russian tanks rolled over the border toward Kyiv, there were those who…

Remarks by Vice President Harris and President Volodymyr Zelenskyy of Ukraine Before Bilateral Meeting

Bürgenstock ResortObbürgen, Switzerland 3:42 P.M. CEST      PRESIDENT ZELENSKYY:  Thank you so much.  Happy to see you —      VICE PRESIDENT HARRIS:  And you.      PRESIDENT ZELENSKYY:  — Madam Vice President, and to see your team.  Thank you so much.       First, I would like to thank the United States and the President Biden, his team for our security…

On-the-Record Regional Press Call by APNSA Jake Sullivan on the National Security Supplemental

Via Teleconference 1:06 P.M. EST MODERATOR:  Good morning, or good afternoon — wherever in the country you are.  Thank you for joining today’s White House regional press call on the urgent need for Congress to pass the National Security Supplemental. Today you will be hearing from Jake Sullivan, National Security Advisor to President Biden. Following remarks,…

Remarks by President Biden in Press Conference

Walter E. Washington Convention CenterWashington, D.C. 7:27 P.M. EDT THE PRESIDENT:  Hey, everybody.  Thank you.  Please be seated. Well, good evening.  We just concluded this year’s NATO Summit.  And the consensus among the members was it was a great success.  It was especially momentous because it represented the 75th year of the most important military…

Statement by President Biden in Remembrance of Holodomor

We mark the solemn anniversary of the Holodomor as the brave people of Ukraine continue to defend their freedom and Ukraine’s sovereignty against Russia’s brutal war of aggression.  Ninety years ago, the inhumane polices of Joseph Stalin and the Soviet regime created the “death by hunger.”  Millions of Ukrainians—men, women, and children—suffered and starved to death between…

Statement from President Joe Biden on Russia’s Aerial Assault on Ukraine

Overnight, Russia launched its largest aerial assault on Ukraine since this war began. This massive bombardment used drones and missiles, including missiles with hypersonic capability, to strike cities and civilian infrastructure all across Ukraine. Strikes reportedly hit a maternity hospital, a shopping mall, and residential areas—killing innocent people and injuring dozens more. It is a…

Remarks by President Biden Before Marine One Departure

South Lawn 5:59 P.M. EST Q    Mr. President, when do airdrops in Gaza start? Q    Do you think there will be a ceasefire deal by Ramadan? THE PRESIDENT:  I’m hoping so.  We’re still working real hard at it.  We’re not there yet. Q    What is — what is the biggest hold-up right now? THE PRESIDENT:  I’m not going to tell…

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