While meeting with international leaders as well as the royal family, President Biden wants to let leaders know that America is back and will lead by example. This comes as the president prepares for the upcoming summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin.
President Joe Biden
Group of Seven leaders have brought pledges to share vaccine doses and make a fairer global economy to a seaside summit in England. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson opened the summit on Friday saying the coronavirus pandemic should not be allowed to leave a “lasting scar” on the world.
President Biden’s first international trip in office continues with climate change, vaccine discussions
President Joe Biden is on his first international trip abroad, meeting with leaders of U.S. allies as well as discussing vaccines and climate change. This comes as the highly anticipated one-on-one sit down with Russian President Vladimir Putin approaches on his agenda.
The sponsor of the Keystone XL crude oil pipeline says it’s pulling the plug on the contentious project after Canadian officials failed to persuade the Biden administration to reverse its cancellation of the company’s permit.
In a speech on the eve of this year’s G-7 summit in Cornwall, England, Biden on Thursday will unveil plans for the U.S. to donate 500 million vaccine doses around the globe. Biden is expected to ask his fellow G-7 leaders to do more as well.
President Biden’s trip overseas comes just as infrastructure talks with the lead Senate Republican negotiator have since failed. However, another broad bipartisan group of senators are trying to agree on details of a new plan.
President Biden making first foreign trip in office, while his infrastructure plan sees challenges at home
President Joe Biden is going on his first foreign trip since taking office. He’ll attend the G7 summit in England, and then gather with NATO allies in Brussels. He’s also expected to take on some tough issues in a one-on-one with Vladimir Putin.
13 states now have 70% of adults at least partially vaccinated against COVID-19. The CDC reports about 51% of the total U.S. population has received at least one dose of the vaccine, while 42% of the population is fully vaccinated.
White House urging private businesses to shore up digital defenses as nation sees uptick in cyberattacks
After an uptick in high profile cyberattacks threatening to derail the country’s infrastructure, the White House released a new memo to private businesses this morning, urging them to take immediate steps to shore up their digital defenses.
President Joe Biden has declared June a National Month of Action for vaccinations. It comes as fewer people are getting shots, and the president is now one month away from his self-imposed July 4 deadline to get at least one dose of the vaccine in 70% of Americans.