FACT SHEET: The Biden-Harris Administration Is Advancing LGBTQI+ Human Rights at Home and Across the Globe

 “Everyone is entitled to dignity and equality, no matter who they are, whom they love, or how they identify—and we will continue to engage with allies and partners to advance the human rights of LGBTQI+ people here at home and in all corners of the world.” – President Joe Biden

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Remarks by President Biden on the Way Forward in Afghanistan

Good afternoon. I’m speaking to you today from the Roosevelt — the Treaty Room in the White House. The same spot where, on October of 2001, President George W. Bush informed our nation that the United States military had begun strikes on terrorist training camps in Afghanistan. It was just weeks — just weeks after …

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President Biden Invites 40 World Leaders to Leaders Summit on Climate

Today, President Biden invited 40 world leaders to the Leaders Summit on Climate he will host on April 22 and 23.  The virtual Leaders Summit will be live streamed for public viewing. President Biden took action his first day in office to return the United States to the Paris Agreement.  Days later, on January 27, …

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Remarks by President Biden on America’s Place in the World

U.S. Department of State Headquarters Harry S. Truman Building Washington, D.C. 2:45 P.M. EST THE PRESIDENT:  Mr. Secretary, it’s great to be here with you.  And I’ve been looking forward a long time to be able to call you “Mr. Secretary.” Good afternoon, everyone.  It’s an honor to be back at the State Department under …

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Executive Order on Tackling the Climate Crisis at Home and Abroad

JANUARY 27, 2021 PRESIDENTIAL ACTIONS Briefing Room The United States and the world face a profound climate crisis.  We have a narrow moment to pursue action at home and abroad in order to avoid the most catastrophic impacts of that crisis and to seize the opportunity that tackling climate change presents.  Domestic action must go hand …

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Presidential Proclamation Restricts Travel for Foreign Nationals (Including Brazilians) to the U.S.A.

January 25, 2021: On January 25, 2021, President Biden issued a presidential proclamation continuing travel restrictions for foreign nationals from the United Kingdom, Republic of Ireland, the Schengen Area, Brazil, China, and Iran.  This proclamation represents a continuation of the previous travel restrictions for individuals traveling from these countries that have been in place since …

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Inaugural Address by President Joseph R. Biden, Jr.

January 20, 2021 The United States Capitol 11:52 AM EST THE PRESIDENT: Chief Justice Roberts, Vice President Harris, Speaker Pelosi, Leader Schumer, Leader McConnell, Vice President Pence, distinguished guests, and my fellow Americans. This is America’s day. This is democracy’s day. A day of history and hope. Of renewal and resolve. Through a crucible for …

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Joseph R. Biden is Inaugurated as the 46th President of the United States

Brasilia, January 20, 2021: The Embassy and Consulates of the United States in Brazil are pleased to announce today’s inauguration of Joseph R. Biden as President of the United States and Kamala Harris as Vice President, on the West Front of the United States Capitol Building in Washington, D.C.  in accordance with the U.S. Constitution and laws.  President …

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