The Main Takeaways From Biden’s News Conference


“The next major initiative is — and I’ll be announcing it Friday in Pittsburgh in detail — is to rebuild the infrastructure both physical and technological infrastructure of this country so that we can compete and create significant numbers of really good-paying jobs,” the president said. 

Autocracy or Democracy will define the future, Biden says

Biden earlier said that Chinese President Xi Jinping has no democratic “bone in his body.” meanwhile; he commented that nations’ thesis papers will be focusing on the winner of “autocracy or democracy.”

Biden said that he’ll block China from winning any race with his country, adding that Russia is also letting go of communism.

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“That’s what’s at stake here. We’ve got to prove democracy works,” he said. 

The 78 years old president argued that China is putting three times more effort into infrastructure than the United States.

“If you think about it, it’s the place where we will be able to significantly increase American productivity, at the same time, providing really good jobs for people. But we can’t build back to what they used to be,” he said, pointing to collateral damage due to climate change.

Biden: “We will leaveAfghanistan

Coinciding with May 1 deadline to the withdrawal of U.S. troops from Afghanistan, Biden commented that he “can’t picture that being the case” that American service members will be in the country next year.