President Joe Biden embarked on his first trip abroad as president this week. The president has big goals for the trip as he is seeking to boost America’s standing in the world and rally allies around the cause of democracy ahead of a meeting next week with Russian President Vladimir Putin.
Vice President Kamala Harris is back in Washington Wednesday after wrapping up her first foreign trip in office, traveling to Mexico and Guatemala to address the growing number of migrants crossing the U.S. border.
President Biden’s first news conference focused on immigration, voting rights & gun reform. The panel discussed how Biden plans to address these issues. Peter Baker of The New York Times guest moderates.
President Biden is scheduled to give his first press conference since taking office this afternoon. While he is expected to tout his achievements against the pandemic in his first 100 days in office, he is plagued by events beyond his control.