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Day: March 13, 2023

Background Press Call by Senior Administration Officials on the AUKUS Announcement
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Background Press Call by Senior Administration Officials on the AUKUS AnnouncementVia Teleconference MODERATOR:  Thank you.  Hi, everyone.  Sorry for the delay here.  We’re making sure that everyone was able to join the call and hop on.  Welcome to our briefing on the upcoming AUKUS announcement.  As a reminder, today’s call is on background, attributable to “senior administration officials,” and embargoed until tomorrow, Monday, March 13th, at...
FACT SHEET:  Trilateral Australia-UK-US Partnership on Nuclear-Powered Submarines
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FACT SHEET:  Trilateral Australia-UK-US Partnership on Nuclear-Powered SubmarinesOn March 13, 2023, Prime Minister Anthony Albanese of Australia, Prime Minister Rishi Sunak of the United Kingdom, and President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. of the United States announced an arrangement for Australia to acquire a conventionally-armed, nuclear-powered submarine (SSN) capability through the Australia-United Kingdom-United States (AUKUS) enhanced security partnership. On September 15, 2021, our...
Joint Leaders Statement on AUKUS
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Joint Leaders Statement on AUKUSIn September 2021, Australia, the United Kingdom and the United States announced AUKUS – a new security partnership that will promote a free and open Indo-Pacific that is secure and stable. The first major initiative of AUKUS was our historic trilateral decision to support Australia acquiring conventionally-armed, nuclear-powered submarines (SSNs). Today, we announce our pathway to...
Readout of White House State Legislative Convening on Equal Pay
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Readout of White House State Legislative Convening on Equal PayAhead of Equal Pay Day 2023, Jennifer Klein, Assistant to the President and Director of the Gender Policy Council, Wendy Chun-Hoon, Director of the Department of Labor Women’s Bureau, and White House senior staff convened legislators on the frontlines of advancing equal pay at the state level. President Biden has taken executive action to tackle...
Press Gaggle by Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre and National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan En Route San Diego, CA
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Press Gaggle by Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre and National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan En Route San Diego, CAAboard Air Force OneEn Route San Diego, California 2:24 P.M. EDT MS. JEAN-PIERRE:  All right.  I got a quick thing at the top, and then I’ll hand it over to Jake.  So, good afternoon, everyone.  As you all know, we’re headed to San Diego, California, where the President will meet with — with Prime Minister Anthony Albanese...
Joint Statement on the C5+1 Ministerial in Astana
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Joint Statement on the C5+1 Ministerial in AstanaThe text of the following statement was released by the U.S. Secretary of State and the Ministers of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Kazakhstan, the Kyrgyz Republic, the Republic of Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and the Republic of Uzbekistan on the occasion of the C5+1 Ministerial in Astana, Kazakhstan on February 28. Begin Text: On February 28, the U.S. Secretary of State...
The White House Announces 2023 Springtime Events
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The White House Announces 2023 Springtime EventsToday, the President and First Lady are pleased to announce the schedule for the following springtime events: Spring Garden Tours and the White House Easter Egg Roll.   SPRING GARDEN TOURSThe President and First Lady will continue the annual tradition of opening the White House gardens and South Grounds to members of the public for Spring Garden...
Designating Iran Sanctions Evasion Networks
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Designating Iran Sanctions Evasion NetworksWe are imposing sanctions on a “shadow banking” network of 39 entities across multiple jurisdictions.  These multi-jurisdictional illicit finance systems provide sanctioned Iranian entities access to the international financial system and enable them to obfuscate their trade with foreign customers.  Today’s actions, which the Department of the Treasury is undertaking pursuant to Executive Order (E.O.)...
Memorandum on Withdrawal of Certain Areas off the United States Arctic Coast of the Outer Continental Shelf from Oil or Gas Leasing
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Memorandum on Withdrawal of Certain Areas off the United States Arctic Coast of the Outer Continental Shelf from Oil or Gas LeasingMEMORANDUM FOR THE SECRETARY OF THE INTERIOR SUBJECT:       Withdrawal of Certain Areas off the United States               Arctic Coast of the Outer Continental Shelf from               Oil or Gas Leasing  Consistent with principles of responsible public stewardship, and (1) with due consideration of the irreplaceable marine and coastal environments — including for marine mammals, other wildlife, wildlife habitat, scientific...
Remarks by President Biden on Maintaining a Resilient Banking System and Protecting our Historic Economic Recovery
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Remarks by President Biden on Maintaining a Resilient Banking System and Protecting our Historic Economic RecoveryRoosevelt Room 9:00 A.M. EDT THE PRESIDENT:  Good morning, everyone.  Before I leave for California, I want to briefly speak about what’s happening to Silicon Valley Bank and Signature Bank.  Today, thanks to the quick action of my administration over the past few days, Americans can have confidence that the banking system is safe.  Your deposits will...