Secretary of State Antony Blinken on President Biden’s Taiwan remarks – 60 Minutes

Secretary of State Antony Blinken came to his interview with 60 Minutes after meeting China’s foreign minister. China has been raising pressure on the democratic island of Taiwan, which President Biden pledged to defend with force in a conversation with 60 Minutes last week. “China has acted increasingly aggressively when it comes to Taiwan,” Blinken … Read more

Remarks by President Biden at a Democratic National Committee Reception

Private ResidenceNew York, New York 4:32 P.M. EDT THE PRESIDENT:  I pulled out a note card here and I realized it’s to your granddaughter’s teacher, Mrs. Giddin [ph].  (Laughter.)  It explains why she’s late.  I got the wrong note card here.  (Laughter.) Well, first of all, thank you — thank you very much, Henry and Marsha.  … Read more

Remarks at SME Climate Hub United States Launch

ASSISTANT SECRETARY PYATT: Thank you, Pamela, and good morning everybody. Huge thanks to the “We Mean Business” Coalition and “America is All In” for hosting this launch event. This is literally my very first week at the State Department as our Assistant Secretary of State for Energy Resources. I’m really honored to start off that … Read more

Remarks by President Biden and President Marcos of the Republic of the Philippines Before Bilateral Meeting

InterContinental BarclayNew York, New York 11:21 A.M. EDT PRESIDENT BIDEN:  Well, Mr. President, welcome to you and your delegation.  I — I think I woke you up election night.  I called you so late to congratulate you.  (Laughter.)  But it’s a great victory, and I — and my best to your wife as well. The relationship … Read more

Remarks by President Biden at the Global Fund’s Seventh Replenishment Conference

583 Park AvenueNew York, New York 5:03 P.M. EDT THE PRESIDENT:  Well, friends, fellow leaders — Bill, thank you for that introduction — you know, I want to thank you all for being here — not that you’re here because we invited you; you’d be here no matter what.  And, Bill, thank you for your … Read more

Remarks by President Biden at a Reception for the Democratic National Committee

Private ResidenceNew York, New York (September 20, 2022) 7:20 P.M. EDT THE PRESIDENT:  Well, first of all, I want to thank the kids.  Thank you.  The card — you know what it says?  It says, “Strong, kind, courageous.  You lift up and have what it takes to be a great leader.”  Then when you open it up … Read more

Macron says UK and France must ‘move on’ from Truss remarks | Liz Truss

Emmanuel Macron has offered Liz Truss an olive branch after her controversial “friend or foe” remarks by saying after their first bilateral talks that it is time to “move on”. The two leaders appeared to smooth over tensions during their meeting in New York, which No 10 said was dominated by Ukraine and energy security, … Read more

Biden to make remarks Tuesday on election transparency bill

U.S. President Joe Biden exits the polling station after voting in the Delaware primary, in Wilmington, Delaware, U.S., September 13, 2022. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, Sept 20 (Reuters) – U.S. President Joe Biden will deliver remarks on Tuesday about a bill that would require super PACs and … Read more

‘Covid is not over’: Top US health expert after Joe Biden’s ‘pandemic is over’ remarks

Even though the country continues to grapple with coronavirus infections, US President Joe Biden said in an interview aired on Sunday that “the pandemic is over.” One of the top US health economists Dr Eric Fegl-Ding took to Twitter to confront the US President’s ‘pandemic is over’ remark. The toll of the COVID-19 pandemic has … Read more

Remarks by President Biden and President Ramaphosa of the Republic of South Africa Before Bilateral Meeting

2:35 P.M. EDT PRESIDENT BIDEN:  Well, Mr. President, it’s great to have you here as I — we were talking before you came in about how magnificent I think your country is.  I spent some time in my campaign, which lasted for years, against apartheid to visit your country.  And it’s magnificent.  And, you know, it’s an … Read more