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It’s Tuesday…

President Biden’s public schedule for 02/13/2024:

10:00 AMIn-Town Pool Call Time
In-Town Pool
10:15 AM
Press Briefing
Press Briefing by Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre and White House National Security Communications Advisor John Kirby
James S. Brady Press Briefing Room
12:30 PM
Lunch
The President and The Vice President have lunch
Closed Press
2:45 PM
Presidential Daily Brief
The President receives the Presidential Daily Briefing; The Vice President attends
Oval Office Closed Press

Press Briefing by Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre and John Kirby @10:15 a.m. D.C., time (replay):


National Association of Counties Legislative Conference Tweet

From Monday…

The YouTube is 19 minutes and 50 seconds long. His full remarks can be found here.

From Tuesday…

Kidding aside, what you do really matters.  It matters to people’s everyday lives and kitchen-table issues.  You’re answering key questions in people’s lives: Is my neighborhood safe?  Is it going to get better?  Will the bus get me to work on time?  How about the school bus showing up for my kid?  Will my kids have a good future in this hometown?  Are there going to be jobs?

[snip]

They know what you do.  The measure of success isn’t how partisan — how many partisan points you can score, but can you fix the problem.  It’s really — (applause) — no, it really is basic.  (Applause.)  Democrat and Republican, you fix the problem.

White House.gov. 02/12/2024.

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From Monday…

During one of Twice Impeached 45’s campaign rallies or what I like to call “shitfests”, he told a stupid “sir” story…

The clip is 24 seconds long. Acyn did not offer every word, but he caught the important words…

“In fact, I would encourage them [Russia] to do whatever the hell they want”…

He’s a piece of shit person–he was a piece of shit when he was president the first time around. He would be a bigger piece of shit in a second term.


Meeting with the King of Jordan Tweets

From Monday…

The YouTube is 13 minutes and 48 seconds long. Their full remarks can be found here.

Not only do we pray for peace, we are actively working for peace, security, and dignity for both the Palestinian people and the Israeli people.  And I’m working on this day and night with the King and others in the region to find the means to bring all these hostages home, to ease the humanitarian crisis, and to end the terror threat and to bring peace to Gaza and Israel — an enduring peace with a two-state solution for two peoples. 

White House.gov. 02/12/2024.

We’re grateful for our partners and allies like the King who work with us every single day to advance security and stability across the region and beyond.  It’s difficult times like these when the bonds between nations are more important than ever. 

White House.gov. 02/12/2024.

The video clip is 1 minute and 40 seconds long.

Today, the King and I discussed with our senior foreign policy staffs what — the issue that’s front and center in the Middle East and well beyond: the war between Israel and the terrorist organization Hamas.  Over four months ago, on October the 7th, Hamas attacked Israel in an act of sheer evil, massacring more than 1,200 innocent women, men, and children — the deadliest day for the Jewish people since the Holocaust

More than 250 hostages were taken.  A hundred and thirty-four are still being held hostage by Hamas.  We don’t know how many are still alive.  The anguish that their families are enduring week after week, month after month is unimaginable.  And it’s a top priority for the United States to bring them home

I’ve made clear the United States shares the goal of seeing Hamas defeated and ensuring long-term security for Israel and its people.

After the October 7th attacks, Hamas retreated back into Gaza, where its leaders live in underground tunnels, stretching for over 100 miles beneath civilian infrastructure, including — including schools, playgrounds, and neighborhoods

The past four months, as the war has raged, the Palestinian people have also suffered unimaginable pain and lossToo many — too many of the over 27,000 Palestinians killed in this conflict have been innocent civilians and children, including thousands of children.  And hundreds of thousands have no access to food, water, or other basic services.

Many families have lost not just one but many relatives and cannot mourn for them or even bury them because it’s not safe to do so.  It’s heart-breaking

Every innocent life [lost] in Gaza is a tragedy, just as every innocent life lost in Israel is a tragedy as well.  We pray for those lives taken — both Israeli and Palestinian — and for the grieving families left behind. 

White House.gov. 02/12/2024.

The video clip is 34 seconds long.

The King and I also discussed the situation in Rafah.  As I said yesterday, our military operation in Rafah — their — the major military operation in Rafah should not proceed without a credible plan — a credible plan for ensuring the safety and support of more than one million people sheltering there.  Many people there have been displaced — displaced multiple times, fleeing the violence to the north, and now they’re packed into Rafah — exposed and vulnerable.  They need to be protected

And we have also been clear from the start: We oppose any forced displacement of Palestinians from Gaza.

White House.gov. 02/12/2024.

The White House posted the following meeting readout

President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. met today with His Majesty King Abdullah II of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan at the White House. Both leaders acknowledged the 75 years of diplomatic relations between the United States and Jordan and the enduring partnership and friendship between our two countries. 

The President and King Abdullah II discussed the latest developments in Gaza and affirmed their commitment to work together to produce an enduring end to the crisis. Both remain committed to achieving a durable, lasting peace to include a two-state solution for the Palestinian people with Israel’s security guaranteed. Both President Biden and King Abdullah II reiterated their shared commitment to facilitating the increased, sustained delivery of life-saving humanitarian assistance to Palestinian civilians in Gaza. President Biden thanked His Majesty for Jordan’s critical leadership and partnership in this effort.

The President and King Abdullah II also discussed the importance of stability in the West Bank and in the region more broadly. The President underscored the importance of upholding the status quo at the Haram al-Sharif/Temple Mount, recognizing Jordan’s crucial role as the custodian of Muslim holy places in Jerusalem. Both leaders reaffirmed their commitment to working together to realize a more stable and prosperous future for the Middle East and its people, and President Biden confirmed unwavering U.S. support for Jordan and the Jordanian people. 

White House.gov. 02/12/2024.

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