I caused an unintentional ripple yesterday so wanted to state very clearly President Biden intends to keep FBI Director Wray on in his role and he has confidence in the job he is doing.
We look forward to the continuing work of Space Force and invite the members of the team to come visit us in the briefing room anytime to share an update on their important work.
The President continues to support the cancelling of student debt to bring relief to students and families. Our team is reviewing whether there are any steps he can take through executive action and he would welcome the opportunity to sign a bill sent to him by Congress.
The White House is the People’s House, so I'm asking for YOU to reply with your questions. I'll answer you in a video this week. Can't wait to hear from you!
Neera Tanden is a leading policy expert who brings critical qualifications to the table during this time of unprecedented crisis.
Last week I asked you for your questions and you delivered. Answered a bunch here - and looking forward to doing this again soon. SPOILER: Revealing @POTUS' favorite ice cream 🍦 https://t.co/DtAXZZGFdR
The needs of the American people are urgent from putting food on the table, to getting vaccines out the door to reopening schools. Those aren’t partisan issues. We are engaging with a range of voices—that’s democracy in action—we aren’t looking to split a package in two.
I’ve gotten a ton of great questions on Twitter since our last video, so I took some time to answer a few more here. We covered a lot of ground -- from what we are doing on vaccines, to how @POTUS is helping small businesses, to an update on Major and Champ. https://t.co/X9P48csp9S
Neera Tanden=accomplished policy expert, would be 1st Asian American woman to lead OMB, has lived experience having benefitted from a number of federal programs as a kid, looking ahead to the committee votes this week and continuing to work toward her confirmation
TJ Ducklo has apologized to the reporter, with whom he had a heated conversation about his personal life. He is the first to acknowledge this is not the standard of behavior set out by the President.
It should come as no surprise that the National Security Council is hosting interagency policy meetings, including on a broad range of issues in the Middle East, including at the Principals level. The meeting today is part of an ongoing policy review. It is not decisional.
watching @ABlinken answer questions @StateDept briefing is making my heart happy
If you like meeting our policy experts, tune in tomorrow for the WH briefing--both @GinaNRDC and @JohnKerry are joining me at 12:15pm to talk climate crisis
One and only partner in truth @KJP46 (and cut footage was my truth telling that she is a way better pre briefing nerves dancer) twitter.com/kjp46/status/1…..
On the ground in Texas with @POTUS who is getting an update at the Harris County Emergency Operations Center on storm response https://t.co/8D9TgSVjhm
Wrapping up the day in Texas at The NRG Stadium FEMA Vaccination Center in Houston. https://t.co/3wgXkCRGBJ
Watch out world @ABlinken is back and ready to rebuild partnerships, regain US standing and leadership around the world. A do it with a rare combo of wisdom, experience, toughness and grace.