Category: Government

Readout from NSC Spokesperson Emily Horne on National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan’s Call with Israeli National Security Advisor Meir Ben-Shabbat Regarding the Situation in Jerusalem

National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan spoke by phone today with Israeli National Security Advisor Meir Ben-Shabbat to express the United States’ serious concerns about the situation in Jerusalem, including violent confrontations at the Haram al-Sharif / Temple Mount during the last days of Ramadan. Mr. Sullivan highlighted recent engagements by

President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. Approves Tennessee Disaster Declaration

Today, President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. declared that a major disaster exists in the State of Tennessee and ordered Federal assistance to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by severe storms, tornadoes, and flooding from March 25 to April 3, 2021. The President’s action makes Federal

Remarks by President Biden on the American Jobs Plan

Lake Charles Sea WallLake Charles, Louisiana 1:07 P.M. CDT      THE PRESIDENT:  Well, Mr. Mayor, Governor, thank you.  It’s good to be back in Lake Charles.  I’ve been here a number of times over the years as Senator and then as Vice President.  The first time I came down here

President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. Approves Georgia Disaster Declaration

Today, President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. declared that a major disaster exists in the State of Georgia and ordered Federal assistance to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by severe storms and tornadoes from March 25 to March 26, 2021. Federal funding is available to state, tribal,

Statement by President Joe Biden on the Occasion of Orthodox Easter

Jill and I extend warm wishes to all our friends in the Orthodox Christian community observing Easter. On this occasion of joy and renewal, Orthodox Christians worldwide rejoice in the miracle of the Resurrection and affirm commitments to spiritual disciplines and service to those in need. This is also a

Readout of the White House’s Listening Session with Formerly Incarcerated Persons

Yesterday, in commemoration of Second Chance Month, Domestic Policy Advisor Susan Rice, White House Public Engagement Director Cedric Richmond, and White House Counsel Dana Remus hosted a virtual discussion with formerly incarcerated individuals leading criminal justice reform efforts across the country. Too many people—disproportionately Black and brown people—are incarcerated. Too many

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