Biden concluded his State of the Union address from the House of Representatives
“If China represents a threat to US sovereignty, we will act to protect our country”.
“We have to hold social media companies accountable. Big tech needs to stop collecting personal data from children and teenagers. There should be no advertising directed at children.”
“It is a test for America and the world. invasion of Ukraine. We represent basic principles, sovereignty, democracy and the right of the people to live free from tyranny. For such defense it is important to maintain peace and prevent these aggressors. We did what America always does best, we built a global coalition, we stood with Ukraine against Putin’s invasion. “We will continue to support Ukraine for as long as it takes.”
“We are going to unite on immigration and make it a bipartisan issue as it was before. We have a record number of personnel working on the border. “Illicit migration of citizens from Nicaragua, Haiti, Venezuela and Cuba has decreased by 97%”.
“Congress must restore the right that the Supreme Court struck down last year and codify the constitutional protection of abortion. If they pass a total ban on abortion, I will veto it”.
“What happened to Tire Nichols happens too much. We must provide training to the public force, demand better standards. “We need first responders and other professionals to deal with mental health and substance abuse issues to prevent crime.”
“Let’s reduce student debt, increasing subsidies to working families. “We are going to increase opportunities in secondary schools.”
“We are going to enact the Law on Prevention of Undue Fees. “We are going to restore dignity to work.”
“They are not going to threaten us with default on debt payment if we don’t respond. The social security and Medicare are no longer going to touch each other. We all agree, right? We have unanimity. He social security and medicare They are a lifeline for many Americans. “We are going to defend the elderly.”
“The number of 114 billion dollars must be increased to toughen those who deceive the treasury. You have to be fiscally responsible. We have reduced the deficit by 1.7 trillion dollars”.
“Let’s finish this job, We are going to end the insulin cap at $35 for every American who needs it.. Big pharma is going to do well, I assure you.”
“We are going to ensure that the supply chain for the United States begins here in our territory. We have already created 800 thousand new manufacturing jobs before the new law comes into effect. We are going to create hundreds of thousands of new jobs. More of 300 billion dollars in manufacturing investment in the last two years.”
“The price of gasoline has dropped. Inflation has gone down. In addition to that, during the last two years, 10 million Americans have opened new businesses. Every time someone founds a new company, it represents a“act of hope”.
“We have to reunify the country. During decades the middle class has hollowed out. For too long, many manufacturing employees have been displaced overseas. I ran for president to make sure the economy works. When the middle class is doing well, poverty has a ladder to climb. “The rich always do well.”
Biden: “We never give up. We are the only country that has emerged from every crisis and that is what we are doing again. Two years ago the economy was falteringtoday, we have created a record of 12 million new jobsmore than have been created in a maximum of two years by any president.
Joe Biden begins his State of the Union address from the House of Representatives
President Joe Biden enter the House of Representatives to start your State of the Union address
Accompanied by applause from the Democratic Party, members of the president’s cabinet Joe Biden they enter the House of Representatives
The Ukrainian ambassador to the US among Joe Biden’s special guests
The Ukrainian ambassador to the United StatesOksana Markarova, is one of the special guests who will accompany President Joe Biden’s speech.
According to a statement from the White HouseMarkarova was invited by the first lady Jill Biden “in recognition of the United States’ sustained support for Ukraine almost a year after Russia’s unjustified attack.”
Kevin McCarthy welcomes Vice President Kamala Harris
Biden will give his speech from the podium of the House of Representatives in a completely different context than last year. Republicans now control the floor, making it unlikely that any significant new bill will reach the president’s desk. The Republican Party is eager to reverse many of Biden’s accomplishments and highlight the ugly point of ongoing investigations, including one into recent discoveries, at his residence and in an office, of confidential documents from his time as vice president.
Biden will ask the country he leads to give him more time to achieve his biggest goals.
“That has always been my vision for the country: restore the soul of the nation, rebuild the backbone of America – the middle class – unite the country”. That’s what the president plans to say in his State of the Union address, according to excerpts released by the White House ahead of the prime-time address.
And also this: “We have been sent here to finish the job.” In the coming weeks, Biden is expected to formally announce his 2024 re-election campaign. Most Democrats consider one term is enough, according to a poll by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research.
Biden has received a lot of criticism from Republicans for his handling of the Chinese spy balloon that passed through the United States before being shot down over the Atlantic Ocean on Saturday. Republican lawmakers had talked about introducing a resolution, just as the President was going to deliver his prime-time speech, which would have condemned the Administration for this matter.
The plans have been scrapped and a bipartisan proposal condemning China is being considered instead.
“It is too important a matter. And we want to be strong together against China instead of having our own infighting,” he told the news agency. AP Rep. Mike McCaul, chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee. The Texas Republican is sponsoring the bipartisan resolution.
President Joe Biden will say US democracy is “bruised” but “intact” in a State of the Union address in which he will appeal to Republican opponents to unite to build a “blue collar” economy, according to excerpts. from the White House.
Biden will say that “our democracy remains unscathed and unbreakable,” while urging Republicans and Democrats to “work together” on a “blue-collar project to rebuild America.”
“We are not going to play children’s games”
The Republican speaker of the House of Representatives, kevin mccarthy indirectly referred to his predecessor, the Democrat Nancy Pelosiwho made a point of publicly tearing up his copy of President Donald Trump’s State of the Union address right after he finished speaking in 2020.
The rock star BondThe family of Tire Nichols and the 26-year-old who disarmed a gunman in the Monterey Park, California, shooting last month will be among the notable guests seated alongside the first lady Jill Biden .
The guests were invited “because they embody issues or themes” that Biden will address in the speech or because they embody administration policies that are working for the American people, the White House said. President Joe Biden is expected to refer to several of the guests by his first name.
Doug Emhoffthe husband of Vice President Kamala Harris, will sit down with the first lady and has invited Ruth Cohen, a 92-year-old Holocaust survivor from the Washington area, to be her guest, her office said. Emhoff, who is Jewish, has taken a leadership role in the administration’s efforts to combat anti-Semitism.
Biden will highlight the economic achievements of his administration in the annual State of the Union address
Biden will want to talk about his achievements, set some goals for this year, point out things that need to be fixed and encourage the nation. And, of course, describe the state of the Union.
Doing all of that can take a while.. Biden’s 2022 State of the Union address lasted just over 62 minutes. Bill Clinton delivered the longest speech in history, one hour and 28 minutesin 2000. The award for shortest speech goes to Republican George W. Bush, who spoke during 47 minutes in 2002.