Jill and I are proud to recognize Filipino American History Month and celebrate the innumerable contributions and rich heritage of Filipino Americans across our nation.
We support, honor, and thank you for all you have done to help fulfill the promise of America for all of us.
A big cost and concern for most folks is prescription drugs and health care.
Addressing that is one of my top priorities.
That’s why I signed into law the Inflation Reduction Act and delivered on promises that have been made to the American people for years.
Millions of seniors get the shingles vaccine. Some pay over $100 for it.
You have to wonder how many skip the shot because it is just too expensive.
Thanks to the Inflation Reduction Act, for seniors with Medicare’s prescription drug coverage, these shots and others will be $0.
At times of disaster, Americans put aside their divisions. We come together to help each other.
Because we know, if it were us who just lost our home – or lost a loved one – we’d hope that people would show up for us.
We're beginning to see the scale of the devastation in Florida which is likely to rank among the worst in the nation’s history.
Our hearts break for the folks whose lives have been devastated by this storm.
We are with you. And we'll stay at it for as long as it takes.
Just last year, drugmakers raised drug prices above the inflation rate on 1,200 treatments.
Thanks to the Inflation Reduction Act, that ends tomorrow.
Now, if Big Pharma tries to raise prices faster than inflation, they’ll face a penalty. twitter.com/SecBecerra/sta…
Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson has already brought uncompromising integrity, a strong moral compass, and courage to the Supreme Court.
Today, we celebrate her formal investiture. This is a day for all Americans to be proud.
The late Rabbi Sacks said the most important lesson of the High Holidays is that nothing is broken beyond repair.
I believe that message is universal.
After emerging from one of our most difficult moments, America is proving that we can do big things when we work together.
This morning, I attended Justice Jackson’s investiture. She's a brilliant legal mind, extraordinarily qualified, and is making history today.
In fact, we've appointed 84 federal judges so far. No group of that many judges has been appointed as quickly, or been that diverse.
It was great to welcome the leaders of the Pacific Islands to Washington for the first U.S.-Pacific Island Country Summit.
We honored the history and values that our nations share and expanded our cooperation on key areas that will benefit our people for years to come.
The Biden-Harris Administration’s student debt relief plan will give working and middle-class Americans more breathing room.
✅$20,000 in debt relief for Pell Grant recipients
✅$10,000 in debt relief for borrowers who did not receive a Pell Grant
Earlier today, I dropped by a community event featuring leaders from up and down my home state.
We talked about how we're delivering opportunities and jobs to working families in Pennsylvania and across America as a result of my economic plan.
I want to thank all the first responders, National Guard and Coast Guard members, and search and rescue personnel who are working to get Florida families to safety. I also want to thank everyone at FEMA and other federal personnel.
You represent the best of America.
I deployed search and rescue teams along with high-water vehicles and rescue helicopters to help get Hurricane survivors to safety.
And the folks at FEMA pre-positioned millions of liters of water, millions of meals, and hundreds of generators.
We are getting help to Florida families as they face Hurricane Ian.
I approved the Governor’s request for emergency assistance as soon as I received it. And ahead of the storm, we dispatched FEMA and National Guard to prepare for the storm.
My message to the people of Florida is that at times like these, America comes together.
We put aside our differences and pull together as one team. One America.
However long it takes, the U.S. Government will be there.
This morning, I spoke with Governor Ron DeSantis to discuss the steps we're taking to support Florida in response to Hurricane Ian.
I've also directed FEMA Administrator Criswell to travel to Florida tomorrow to check in on response and survey where additional support is needed.
We're continuing to take swift action to help the families of Florida. Overnight, I made a major disaster declaration to expedite Federal aid to supplement recovery efforts.
I want the people of Florida to know that we will be here at every step of the way.
Today, I released a strategy to meet our bold goal of tackling hunger in America.
We're going to help more Americans access the food they need to stay healthy, give folks options and information around healthy choices, and help more Americans be physically active.
Today's White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition, and Health was a reminder of who we are.
We're the United States of America. There is nothing we can't do – including beating hunger – if we do it together.
Today I met with my economic team for an update on global markets.
Our economy remains resilient in the face of challenges — we’ll continue making progress cutting prices and implementing responsible investments in our infrastructure, manufacturing, and clean energy transition.
It has been decades since the first White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition, and Health. And in that time, we've learned so much more about nutrition and health.
I'm proud to convene again – I know together we can make America a stronger, healthier nation.