THE VICE PRESIDENT: Thank you. So, for you, as the first woman and person of color to serve in the role of Vice President — (applause) — the first Vice President to attend an HBCU — (applause) — the first of many things — (applause) — how have all of those firsts impacted your approach to this work? THE VICE PRESIDENT: Right. DR. BOLDEN: So, in your role as Vice President —THE VICE PRESIDENT: Yes? Madam Vice President, thank you for bringing us together for this conversation.
Thanks to $68 million from the bipartisan infrastructure law, these grants will support the purchase of 177 clean school buses across California school districts. [Tweet, 10/26/22]Advocacy and Industry LeadersAlliance for Electric School Buses: “The Alliance for Electric School Buses is excited to see this transformational program provide funding for hundreds of school districts across the country to purchase electric school buses. By contrast, electric school buses are powered by domestic energy, providing a cleaner, healthier ride to school for our kids. On average, school buses only get seven miles per gallon of gasoline, and school buses use over 800 million gallons of diesel fuel each year, making them prime for electrification. We are thrilled @EPA has awarded electric school bus funding through the Clean School Bus Program!” [Tweet, 10/26/2022]Chesapeake Climate Action Network: “@BaltCitySchoolswill be receiving over $9 million from the first round of @EPA’s Clean School Bus Program!4 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
Everyone, please join me in welcoming the Vice President, Kamala Harris. THE VICE PRESIDENT: Happy Diwali, everyone. THE VICE PRESIDENT: Thank you for that beautiful introduction. And it is because of her dedication, her determination, and her courage that I stand before you as Vice President of the United States. THE PRESIDENT: And happy birthday to a great [Vice] President.5 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
Yet both Iran and Russia continue to lie about it, denying that Iran is providing weapons to Russia for use in Ukraine. MS. SHARMA: Thank you. MS. SHARMA: Thank you. MS. SHARMA: Thank you. MS. SHARMA: Thank you.5 months 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
We announced that he’s going to be doing the DNC — I shouldn’t say “we” — the DNC announced that he’s going to be doing a rally on November 1st in Florida. And he’s going to be very, very clear to call this out in the strongest terms. MS. JEAN-PIERRE: I don’t know. And we saw historic — I mean, don’t — don’t listen to us. MS. JEAN-PIERRE: So he’s going to do everything that we can to continue to reduce the deficit.5 months ago The White House