Biden Bits: “Poised to Seize the Future”…

Biden Tweets Logo. Image by Lenny Ghoul.

It’s Monday…

President Biden’s public schedule for 11/06/2023:

7:45 AMSupplemental Pool Call Time
New Castle National Guard Base
9:45 AMOut-of-Town Pool Call Time
Biden Beach House, Rehoboth Beach, DE Out-of-Town Pool
11:15 AM
Leaves Rehoboth Beach, Delaware
The President departs Rehoboth Beach, Delaware en route to New Castle, Delaware
Gordons Pond State Park, Rehoboth Beach, DE Out-of-Town Pool
11:50 AM
Arrives in New Castle, Delaware
The President arrives in New Castle, Delaware
New Castle National Guard Base
12:25 PM
Greets Amtrak Workers
The President participates in a greet with Amtrak workers
New Castle County, DE
1:15 PM
The President delivers remarks highlighting how Bidenomics and his Investing in America agenda are fixing long-standing infrastructure needs including the largest investment in passenger rail since the creation of Amtrak
New Castle County, DE Open Press
2:00 PMIn-Town Pool Call Time
The White House In-Town Pool
2:25 PM
Leaves New Castle, Delaware
The President departs New Castle, Delaware en route to the White House
New Castle National Guard Base
3:20 PM
Arrives at the White House
The President arrives at the White House
South Lawn Open Press

President Biden Delivers Remarks on Bidenomics @1:15 p.m. D.C., time:

From the White House…


“Bidenomics”/Inflation Tweets

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From the White House…


Paying Respects in Lewiston, Maine Tweets

From Friday…

The YouTube is 16 minutes and 42 seconds long. President Biden begins his remarks at the 3 minute and 16 second mark. His remarks conclude at the 8 minute mark.

From Sunday…

The video clip is 1 minute and 6 seconds long.

His full remarks:

 Governor Mills, Mr. Mayor, Senator Collins, Senator King, and Charlene [Chellie] Pingree — look, he couldn’t be here, but I also want to acknowledge Representative Jared Golden — and to all the people of Maine: We’ve done — Jill and I have done too many of these. Jill and I are here, though, on behalf of the American people to grieve with you and to make sure you know that you’re not alone.

We just visited a memorial at the restaurant, and we’re here at the bowling alley where we met with the first responders standing behind me. You know, we’ll never forget the trauma they experienced. And as I said, I can’t express how much we appreciate what you did.

And also, the members from the — the nurses and docs in the hospital who took care of these folks — I don’t know how — how they do it.

We’re also be meeting with survivors and families of the victims who have — will never quite be the same. No pain is the same. But we know what it’s like to lose a piece of our soul and the depths of a loss is so profound. Some of us have been there.

Eighteen precious souls stolen. Thirteen wounded. Children, grandchildren, spouses, siblings, parents, grandparents, bowling coaches, union workers, beloved members of advocates and friends of Lewiston’s deaf and hard-of-hearing community. All of them lived lives of love and service and sacrifice.

We also remember the survivors who will forever carry the memories and the physical and emotional scars of this. They should be embraced. And I know you will, and I know you do.

You know, as we mourn today in Maine, this tragedy opens a painful — painful wounds all across the country. Too many Americans have lost loved ones or survived the trauma of gun violence.

I know because Jill and I have met with them in Buffalo, in Uvalde, in Monterey Park, in Sandy Hook, in all — anyway, too many to count — too many to count — from places that never make the news all across America.

It’s about bringing people together, different voices and perspectives, for an honest conversation on what’s to be a long road to recovery.

You know — and I’ve been at this a long time, and I know consensus is ultimately possible.

This is about commonsense, reasonable, and responsible measures to protect our children, our families, and our communities.

Because regardless of our politics, this is about protecting our freedom to go to a bowling alley, a restaurant, a school, a church without being shot and killed.

Let me close with this. Scripture says, “The Lord is near to the brokenhearted and saves the crushed in spirit.” “And saves the crushed in spirit.”

Our prayer is that the crushed in spirit survive this more rapidly than otherwise.

You know, as we gather here today, we know your hearts are broken because — but we also know your spirits are strong.

The way this community has come together, the way this state has come together has been a marvel to the rest of the country.

So, God bless those we lost and those that were wounded. And may God bless the first responders, as well as the nurses.

I told the nurses, docs, if there’s any angels in Heaven, male and female nurses are the ones that are in Heaven. Docs let you live; nurses wa- — make you want to live. For a guy that spent a lot of time in ICU.

So, thank you, thank you, thank you.

Now I’d like to invite Senator Collins to come up and say a few words, as well.


White 11/03/2023.

Americas Partnership for Economic Prosperity Leaders’ Summit/Bilateral Meetings Tweets

From Friday…

The video clip is 31 seconds long.

Remarks by President Biden Before the Americas Partnership for Economic Prosperity Leaders’ Summit; the YouTube is 8 minutes and 52 seconds long.

Good morning, everyone. I’m honored to welcome all of you to the White House. I really are — am honored to have you here for the inaugural leaders meeting of the Americas Partnership for Economic Prosperity.


One key outcome of the summit was this partnership and 12 countries committing to drive innovative approaches to shared challenges. To grow our economies from the bottom up, and the middle out, because of that — when we do it that way, everyone does well. The wealthy do just fine, but we — the middle-class and working-class people have a shot.

And to increase opportunity and decrease inequity; to harness the incredible economic potential of the Americas; and to make the Western Hemisphere the most economically competitive region in the world. I think that’s totally within our reach.

Over the last year and a half, everyone has stepped up and we’ve stepped up together. And the initiatives we are announcing today speak to the progress we’ve already made and the potential of the Americas Partnership going forward.


Thanks again for everyone around this table. We got a lot of work to do. Your partnership and your leadership is important. And we’re going to accomplish an awful lot, God willing, in the next few years.

White 11/03/2023.

From the White House…


From Saturday…

The video clip is 42 seconds long.

Remarks by President Biden and President Luis Abinader of the Dominican Republic Before Bilateral Meeting; the YouTube is 4 minutes and 47 seconds long.

PRESIDENT BIDEN:  Well, Mr. President, it’s good to see you again. We were just talking about the last time we saw each other — when I was Vice President — down in the Dominican Republic.  I guess that was in 2017?

PRESIDENT ABINADER:  Yes.  That was when you visited the Dominican Republic.

PRESIDENT BIDEN:  Yeah. And look, the friendship between our — between our countries runs deep, strengthened by generations of Dominicans who have become American citizens.  They’ve got a population here that’s real. 

And the partnership between our nations is, I think, stronger than ever before


PRESIDENT BIDEN:  — in large part because of your leadership. 


PRESIDENT BIDEN:  And together, we’re expanding opportunities for working people in both our nations, I believe, and — including through our American Partnership for Economic Prosperity. And we’re standing side by side to counter corruption.  You’ve been leading on that, and I appreciate that

And I want to thank you, Mr. President, for your leadership on what was, in fact, and always has been an issue in the region.

And — and, you know, finally, we’re working together to address the historic humanitarian and security situation in Haiti.  As I said at the U.N. General Assembly, the people of Haiti cannot wait.  And together, we’re going to continue to support the Kenyan-led multinateral [sic] — multinational mission. 

And we’re going to continue to urge Haitian political actors to come together for the good of their country. 

So, Mr. President, I want to thank you again for making the effort to be here.  And I look forward to our conversations today about issues that are extremely important for our relationship and the region.  And so, thank you for being here. 

PRESIDENT ABINADER:  Thank you, President Biden.  I agree with you that the relation with the United States now is better than ever.  And we are — thank you very much for hosting this association for American partnership for economic development with other countries of Latin America.

The Dominican people are your friends, the Dominican people are your allies, and the Dominican people are your partners.  As you know, we have more than 2 million Dominican descendants in the United States, which we are very grateful forever of receiving them, and they are also great citizens of this country.


PRESIDENT ABINADER:  We share your commitments to strengthen security, democracy, and human rights.  We are partners in defending democracy in the region. 

And in order to achieve this goal, we must increase, President Biden, and spread prosperity and deliver the fruits of democracy to all our people. 

We are firmly committed to fight against illegal drugs and corruption.  Any country cannot develop with corruption.  And we are fighting corruption, as you already stated, as never before in our country. And these goals can be better accomplished if we do it through constructive cooperation. 


PRESIDENT ABINADER:  The Dominican people are very proud of our economic recovery, which depends to a considerable degree on U.S. trade and tourism.  We will continue to work hard to build an even brighter future for all our people.

Mr. President, we look forward to welcoming you soon to the Dominican Republic at the next — at the next Summit of the Americas in 2025, where we will continue to develop the bonds of prosperity, security, and democracy that bind us together.  And that summit will be in Punta Cana, so you have time to be on the beach.

Thank you.

PRESIDENT BIDEN:  Thank you very much. 

PRESIDENT ABINADER:  Thank you, President.

White 11/02/2023.

From Sunday…

The video clip is 46 seconds long.

Remarks by President Biden and President Gabriel Boric of Chile Before Bilateral Meeting; the YouTube is 3 minutes and 52 seconds long.

PRESIDENT BIDEN:  Well, Mr. President, welcome to the White House.  Welcome to the Oval Office.

PRESIDENT BORIC:  Thank you very much.  It’s really an honor for me and Chile to be here.

PRESIDENT BIDEN:  Well, I tell you, it’s our honor.

Look, you know, the only problem I have with you is you’re too young.

PRESIDENT BORIC:  That’s not a problem.  (Laughter.)

PRESIDENT BIDEN:  No, what — it was —  I got elected when I was 29.  You had to be 30 years old to be a senator.  I had to wait.

President — that’s pretty good, man.


PRESIDENT BIDEN:  That’s why I called you.

PRESIDENT BORIC:  I — I was elected when I was 35, and 27 for congress.

PRESIDENT BIDEN:  That’s right.

PRESIDENT BORIC:  You were elected at twenty — 29, you said?

PRESIDENT BIDEN:  Twenty-nine.

PRESIDENT BORIC:  Twenty-nine.

PRESIDENT BIDEN:  You have to be 30.  I had to wait 17 days to be eligible.

PRESIDENT BORIC:  Well, we are sharing the same path then.

PRESIDENT BIDEN:  Yeah.  But anyway —

PRESIDENT BORIC:  Hope to get as far as you.

PRESIDENT BIDEN:  Well, it’s great to have you here and have you — to see you again. You know, this year, Chile and the United States celebrate 200 years — 200 years of bilateral relations.  And today, our — I think our partnership is stronger than it’s ever been.


PRESIDENT BIDEN:  And one of the things that — together, through our Americas Partnership for Economic Prosperity, we’re going to grow the economies, the hemisphere from the bottom up and the middle out. 

You know, we — I’ve said many times that there’s no reason why this hemisphere shouldn’t be the most prosperous, most democratic hemisphere in the world.  We have all the makings of that, and we’re standing up for democracy and freedom, human rights, and the rights of workers.  I know we share those views, you and I.

And — and together, we’re working to address the historic levels of migration in the hemisphere — a lot of people moving around.  And I admire the way you’ve handled it, particularly the Venezuelan refugees, which you’ve set an example for the region.

And so, as we embark on this next century of partnership, let’s make it even stronger.

PRESIDENT BORIC:  Well, that’s why I’m here for. 

Thank you for receiving me and my — my delegation. We’re celebrating 200 years of diplomatic relationships, but also 20 years since our free trade agreement, which has bring a lot of benefits for both of us.

I — I’m looking forward to strengthen our relationships.

And I’m glad to be here also to the American Partnership — the APEP meeting.  Hope we can — we can talk on that.

And, well, we — we have some — a lot of values that we share: of course, the preoccupation for human rights, democracy, and also the rights of the workers in the world. 

I saw you supporting workers here in the States in — a couple — a couple of weeks ago.  And I think that’s very valuable from — from a president.

And, well, we have a lot of topic to discuss: the green transition, of course; immigration; migration, the economic development; and, of course, some — some issues that are going on in this — in this world that it’s really hard nowadays.  But I know with respecting human rights and fighting for democracy, we can reach some — some of the goals we share.

PRESIDENT BIDEN:  Well, you know, we — in my view, there comes a time, maybe every six to eight generations, where the world changes in a very short time.  And —

PRESIDENT BORIC:  We’re at that time now.

PRESIDENT BIDEN:  We are.  And I think what happens in the next two, three years are going to determine what the world looks like for the next five or six decades.  And so, together, maybe we can make it better.

PRESIDENT BORIC:  Let’s work for it.

PRESIDENT BIDEN:  All right.  Let’s do it.

Thank you, all.

PRESIDENT BORIC:  Thanks very much.

White 11/02/2023.

Mental Health Tweet

From Monday…

I will have to continue my history searching but I did remember this from early February 2023 from the Department of Labor…

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