State Dining Room 1:16 P.M. EST THE PRESIDENT: Good afternoon. For much too long, as you all know, the immigration system has been broken. And it’s long past time to fix it. That’s why, months ago, I instructed my team to begin negotiations with a bipartisan group of senators to seriously and finally fix our immigration system. For […]
I have always believed that the promise of America is big enough for everyone to succeed and that it is each generation’s responsibility to open the doors of opportunity just a little bit wider to include those who have been left behind. During National Tribal Colleges and Universities Week, we honor and celebrate […]
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Yesterday, the Biden-Harris Administration convened community college presidents and provosts at the White House to discuss the ways they are strengthening talent pipelines into growing sectors fueled by President Biden’s historic Investing in America agenda. The Investing in America agenda—including the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, CHIPS and Science Act, Inflation Reduction Act, and American Rescue Plan—is […]
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On Tuesday, February 6, 2024, the President signed into law: S. 3427, the “Overtime Pay for Protective Services Act of 2023,” which extends through 2028 the waiver that allows U.S. Secret Service employees performing protective services to receive premium pay up to level II of the Executive Schedule. Thank you to Senators Graham, Klobuchar, Grassley and […]
Savannah Civic CenterSavannah, Georgia 1:26 P.M. EST THE VICE PRESIDENT: Good afternoon, Savannah. Good afternoon. Oh, it is good to be back in Georgia. Thank you all. Let — can we please give it up for President McDonald and all of your work — (applause) — and your leadership. Truly. And I want to thank […]
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Three years ago, on February 4, 2021, President Biden signed the historic National Security Memorandum on Revitalizing America’s Foreign Policy and National Security Workforce, Institutions, and Partnerships (NSM-3). Our foreign policy and national security institutions are staffed with more than one million committed professionals and patriots who selflessly serve the Nation and our fellow Americans. […]
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East Room 5:48 P.M. EST THE PRESIDENT: Well, Nijel, thank you for that introduction. Where’s Mom and Dad? PARTICIPANT: Right there. THE PRESIDENT: Put your hands up so everybody can see you. (Applause.) Dad, you knew that expression: God made man, then he made a few firefighters. (Laughter.) God love you. An incredible family. And I need a commitment from […]
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East Room 5:40 P.M. EST THE VICE PRESIDENT: Good afternoon. (Applause.) Good afternoon, everyone. Good afternoon, and Happy Black History — (applause) — celebration. It is an honor to be with the incredible leaders and dear friends who are here today, including, of course, our extraordinary President, Joe Biden — (applause); our First Lady, Dr. […]
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Jill and I join the people of Chile in grieving the tragic loss of former President Sebastián Piñera of Chile. Driven by a sense of passion and purpose, President Piñera was committed to forging a more secure and prosperous future for Chile. He worked tirelessly to grow Chile’s economy and advocate for his nation on […]
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The President is announcing his intent to nominate four individuals to federal district courts—all of whom are extraordinarily qualified, experienced, and devoted to the rule of law and our Constitution. These choices also continue to fulfill the President’s promise to ensure that the nation’s courts reflect the diversity that is one of our greatest assets […]
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