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President Biden on the October 7th Terrorist Attacks and the Resilience of the State of Israel and its People

Tel Aviv, Israel October 18, 2023 THE PRESIDENT:  Good afternoon.  Please have a seat.  I come to Israel with a single message: You are not alone.  You are not alone. As long as the United States stands — and we will stand forever — we will not let you ever be alone. Most importantly, the ... Read More»

President Biden and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel Before Expanded Bilateral Meeting

Tel Aviv, Israel October 18, 2023   PRIME MINISTER NETANYAHU:  Mr. President, you are meeting with our united war cabinet — united and resolved to lead Israel to victory.  This will be a different kind of war because Hamas is a different kind of enemy. While Israel seeks to minimize civilian casualties, Hamas seeks to ... Read More»

President Biden at the National Italian American Foundation’s 48th Anniversary Gala

Omni Shoreham Hotel Washington, D.C. (October 14, 2023) 7:39 P.M. EDT THE PRESIDENT: My name is Joe Biden. I’m Jill Biden’s husband. (Applause.) You know, I may be Irish, but I’m not stupid. (Laughter.) I married Dominic Giacoppa’s granddaughter. And I want to tell you something. The — I grew up in a neighborhood — ... Read More»

First Lady Jill Biden at the National Italian American Foundation Gala

October 14, 2023 Washington, D.C. As Prepared for Delivery Thank you, John. You, Robert, and the entire NIAF leadership team do so much to keep our heritage alive. Thank you for supporting extraordinary Italian Americans, like these five incredible honorees, and inspiring the next generation of leaders. And the crowd that’s here is a testament ... Read More»