FACT SHEET: Biden-Harris Administration Actions in Response to Ongoing Crisis in Northern Ethiopia

“My Administration will continue to press for a negotiated ceasefire, an end to abuses of innocent civilians, and humanitarian access to those in need.”  – President Biden Today, President Biden is taking further steps to respond to the ongoing conflict in northern Ethiopia.  This conflict has sparked one of the worst humanitarian and human rights…

Press Briefing by Press Secretary Jen Psaki, September 16, 2021

James S. Brady Press Briefing Room 2:47 P.M. EDT MS. PSAKI:  Hi, everyone.  Okay, a couple of items for all of you at the top.   Yesterday, President Biden announced a historic trilateral security partnership with the United Kingdom and Australia, two of our closest allies, to ensure peace and stability in the Indo-Pacific. It demonstrates…

Press Briefing by Press Secretary Jen Psaki, September 15, 2021

12:50 P.M. EDT MS. PSAKI:  Hi, everyone.  Good afternoon.  All right, I promise we will keep you all on time — who’s going to the President’s event. A couple of items for all of you this afternoon.  Today, the President is meeting with business leaders and CEOs that have instituted vaccine requirements or are working to implement…

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

James S. Brady Press Briefing Room 3:02 P.M. EDT MS. PSAKI:  Hi, everyone.  Thank you for your patience.  I know you’re all thrilled to be sitting here at 3:00 on a Friday afternoon, but here we are together. Okay, so I have two items for all of you at the top.  Today, the White House…

White House Competition Council

“Capitalism without competition isn’t capitalism; it’s exploitation.  Without healthy competition, big players can change and charge whatever they want and treat you however they want.” President Biden For decades, corporate consolidation has been accelerating. In over 75% of U.S. industries, a smaller number of large companies now control more of the business than they did…

Re-Launching the U.S.-Mexico High-Level Economic Dialogue (HLED)

To deliver on a commitment by President Biden and President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador in March, today Vice President Kamala Harris relaunched the annual cabinet-level U.S.-Mexico High-Level Economic Dialogue (HLED).  As the Vice President noted, “Our world is more interconnected and interdependent than ever before, highlighting the importance of the partnership and the relationship between…

Background Press Call on the U.S.-Mexico High-Level Economic Dialogue

Via Teleconference (September 8, 2021) 5:07 P.M. EDT MODERATOR:  Thanks, Nick.  And good afternoon, everyone.  Welcome to this on-background briefing to discuss tomorrow’s U.S.-Mexico High-Level Economic Dialogue. For your reference, today our speakers are going to be [senior administration officials].  For the purposes of this call, both speakers should be referred to as “senior administration officials.”  The contents…

Press Briefing by Press Secretary Jen Psaki, Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack, and National Economic Council Director Brian Deese, September 8, 2021

James S. Brady Press Briefing Room 2:16 P.M. EDT MS. PSAKI:  Hi, everyone.  Okay.  So, today we have two special guests.  Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack and National Economic Council Director Brian Deese are here to talk to you about what we’re seeing behind increases in grocery food prices and what the Biden-Harris administration is doing…

Press Gaggle by Press Secretary Jen Psaki En Route Queens, New York

Aboard Air Force OneEn Route Queens, NY 10:35 A.M. EDT MS. PSAKI:  Good morning, everyone.  Welcome to our trip to New York and New Jersey. Today, the President will visit New York and New Jersey to survey the storm damage caused by Ida.  He will receive an update on recovery efforts and underscore the commitment to providing…

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