Today, President Biden announced key members of his economic team, including Lael Brainard to serve as Director of the National Economic Council and his intent to nominate Jared Bernstein as Chair of the Council of Economic Advisers. He is an expert on worker empowerment and a worker-centric economic policy, which has long been the heart of my economic vision. Bharat Ramamurti, Deputy Director of the National Economic Council and Adviser for Strategic Economic CommunicationsBharat Ramamurti currently serves as Deputy Director of the National Economic Council. An expert on the impact of structural inequities on economic growth, she is a leading voice on matters of economic policy. Prior to this role, she was Special Assistant to the President for Economic Policy for the National Economic Council and served as an economic policy advisor role on the Presidential Transition.
South Court AuditoriumEisenhower Executive Office Building10:42 A.M. ESTTHE PRESIDENT: Good morning. Today’s inflation numbers are good news — good news about our economy. THE PRESIDENT: She’s good. THE PRESIDENT: She’s doing really well. And she’s going to be sore for a while because of the work they did on her eyes.2 months ago The White House
As you know, President Biden was pleased to welcome the Israeli President, Isaac Herzog, to the White House earlier this afternoon. MR. KIRBY: That’s for — that’s for the Israelis to decide. MR. KIRBY: I’m going to leave the conversation to the readout and what you heard the President say today. We remain laser-focused, as before, on taking any appropriate steps to ensure that America’s rail system keeps moving so our families don’t — don’t have to suffer from this. And so, you know, I’m not going to — I’m not going to get into what he shouldn’t do, not do — medical.4 months ago The White House
They’re going to build factories the size of — this is not hyperbole — the size of 40 football fields. The federal in- — the federal investment helped reduce their cost, creating a market and an entire industry that’s American led. You know, that’s how it all started. From now on, if drug companies raise the price faster than inflation, they’re going to have to rebate the money back to Medicare. They’re going to give the power we just gave to Medicare to lower drug prices back to Big Pharma to raise prices instead.4 months ago The White House
And if you’re fully vaccinated, get one more COVID shot. Now, some high-risk people, such as the elderly and immunocompromised, may need more than one COVID shot. But for most Americans, one COVID shot each year will be all they need. Help us stay ahead of the virus and keep our communities going strong with free vaccines, free tests, and widely available treatments, as we’ve done so far. THE PRESIDENT: Say it again?4 months ago The White House
For your awareness but not for your reporting, our three speakers today are [senior administration official], [senior administration official], and [senior administration official]. SENIOR ADMINISTRATION OFFICIAL: Thanks, [senior administration official]. SENIOR ADMINISTRATION OFFICIAL: No, we kind of lost it here, [senior administration official]. SENIOR ADMINISTRATION OFFICIAL: This is [senior administration official]. I just wanted to say thank you again to [senior administration official], to [senior administration official], and to [senior administration official] for taking the time to do this call.1 month ago The White House
On United Nations Day, we celebrate this institution and its enduring commitment to advancing peace, protecting human rights, and promoting comity between nations and among the broader international community. The United States is determined to continue strengthening its relationships with United Nations member states as we advance an era of relentless diplomacy across the world. As the largest financial contributor to the United Nations, the United States is investing in this institution to advance the cause of freedom, equality, opportunity, and dignity everywhere. NOW, THEREFORE, I, JOSEPH R. BIDEN JR., President of the United States of America, by virtue of the authority vested in me by the Constitution and the laws of the United States, do hereby proclaim October 24, 2022, as United Nations Day. I urge the Governors of the United States and its Territories, and the officials of all other areas under the flag of the United States, to observe United Nations Day with appropriate ceremonies and activities.5 months ago The White House
Matt knows vic- — Matt knows that some victims want their cases resolved in private, but other survivors want their day in court. And look — look at the facts: Twenty months ago, COVID ruled our lives. And they’re going to go down further when the gas companies agree to my demand and our demand that they pass the savings on the price of a barrel of oil. Now, look, Republicans love to call, again, Democrats, “big spenders.” They claim they’re always for less federal spending. Now, Republicans are saying if they win, they’re going to extend and make permanent Trump’s tax cut.4 months ago The White House