President Biden on the Drawdown of U.S. Forces in Afghanistan

President Biden on the Drawdown of U.S. Forces in Afghanistan

Washington, DC…Good afternoon. Earlier today, I was briefed by our senior military and national security leaders on the status of the drawdown of U.S. forces and allied forces in Afghanistan. When I announced our drawdown in April, I said we would be out by September, and we’re on track to meet that target. Our military […]

President Biden Highlighting the Importance of Getting Vaccinated

President Biden Highlighting the Importance of Getting Vaccinated

Green Road Community Center Raleigh, NC… President Biden Highlighting the Importance of Getting Vaccinated and Kicking Off a Community Canvassing Event. 5:33 P.M. EDT THE PRESIDENT: Hello, Raleigh. (Applause.) I — I’m going to — AUDIENCE MEMBER: (Inaudible.) (Laughter.) AUDIENCE MEMBER: We love you! (Applause.) THE PRESIDENT: Love you back. (Applause.) Well, look, that old […]

President Joe Biden on Hong Kong’s Apple Daily

President Joe Biden on Hong Kong’s Apple Daily

Washington, DC… It is a sad day for media freedom in Hong Kong and around the world. Intensifying repression by Beijing has reached such a level that Apple Daily, a much-needed bastion of independent journalism in Hong Kong, has now ceased publishing. Through arrests, threats, and forcing through a National Security Law that penalizes free […]

U.S. Dept. of Labor Awards More Than $130M in Grants to Support Registered Apprenticeship Programs

U.S. Dept. of Labor Awards More Than $130M in Grants to Support Registered Apprenticeship Programs

Washington, DC… The U.S. Department of Labor today announced the award of more than $130 million in grants to develop, modernize and diversify Registered Apprenticeship Programs in 15 states and to establish Registered Apprenticeship Technical Assistance Centers of Excellence in three states and Washington, D.C., to provide technical expertise and services and accelerate the expansion of […]

A Presidential Proclamation on Father’s Day, 2021

A Presidential Proclamation on Father’s Day, 2021

Washington, DC…Like so many fathers, my dad was a man of decency, honor, generosity, and kindness. He had a profound impact on me, and instilled in me the understanding of the basic truth that everyone is entitled to be treated with dignity and respect. The value set my father taught me, I taught to my […]

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