President Biden in a Briefing on the Impact of Hurricane Ida

President Biden in a Briefing on the Impact of Hurricane Ida

LaPlace, Louisiana,…St. John Parish’s Emergency Operations Center…MR. RICHMOND: Let me — let me thank everybody for coming here. I’m sure he doesn’t need any introduction, but I just want to say it’s good to be back, but, more importantly, the President wanted to get here as soon as, one, it wasn’t a distraction and draining […]

President Biden on the August Jobs Report

President Biden on the August Jobs Report

Washington, DC…Good morning. I’m sorry I’m a few minutes late. We’re getting ready to head down to Louisiana and I had a few things I had to do. Look, we — as we head into Labor Day weekend, we have more evidence of the progress of our economy from last year’s economic calamity. Today, we […]

Afghan President Flees the Country as Taliban Move on Kabul

Afghan President Flees the Country as Taliban Move on Kabul

Kabul, Afghanistan (AP) — A Taliban official says the group will soon declare the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan from the presidential palace in the capital, Kabul. That was the name of the country under the Taliban government ousted by U.S.-led forces after the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks. The official spoke on condition of anonymity because […]

President Joe Biden on Department of Justice 9/11 Filing

President Joe Biden on Department of Justice 9/11 Filing

Washington, DC…As we approach the 20th anniversary of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, we must never forget the enduring pain of the families and loved ones of the 2,977 innocent people who were killed. For them, 9/11 was not only a national and international tragedy; it was a personal devastation. For 20 years, […]

President Biden Marks the Day That Tens of Millions of Families Will Get Their First Monthly Child Tax Credit Relief Payments

President Biden Marks the Day That Tens of Millions of Families Will Get Their First Monthly Child Tax Credit Relief Payments

Washington, DC…Thank you. Well, for you — anybody under the age of 13 — this has got to be boring, boring, boring for you. (Laughter.) Right? Well, I’ll tell you what, we have to work something out here so that when this is over, your parents, your uncles, your aunts — whoever you’re with — […]

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 […]