Today, I joined
in welcoming Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson and President Sauli Niinistö to Washington to discuss Sweden and Finland’s NATO applications. NATO will grow stronger with the addition of these two highly capable, democratic new allies.
Today, Oklahoma passed a law effectively banning abortion from the moment of fertilization—the latest in a series of blatant attacks on women by extremist legislators. It has never been more urgent that we elect pro-choice leaders at the local, state, and federal level.
I applaud the women of
who had the courage to stand up for what's right and what's fair. This is a long overdue victory in the fight for equal pay for equal work and serves as an inspiration to us all.
In a historic accomplishment, U.S. Soccer,
have come together to agree to new collective bargaining agreements that will run through 2028 and achieve true equal pay – including equalization of World Cup prize money.
Every single American has a role to play in bettering our nation. As I said to the Cadets at U.S. Coast Guard Academy, their work every day will help ensure the safety, security, and prosperity of the American people.
I strongly support the historic applications from Finland and Sweden for membership in NATO. I look forward to welcoming President Sauli Niinistö and Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson to Washington tomorrow so that we can further discuss their applications and European security.
We must remember: Upholding a system of laws, institutions and common understandings—this is how we ensure the safety, security, and prosperity of the United States, and this is how we preserve stability in the world.
When I think about the security of the United States and the world, I am clear-eyed: One of our defining missions is to strengthen the international rules-based order. To defend it. To promote it. And to build on it.
I traveled to the United Arab Emirates to express condolences on the passing Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed, who was a close friend of the U.S, and to make clear we will continue to deepen our partnership under UAE President Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed’s leadership.
I am traveling to Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates to express condolences on the passing of the President of the UAE, Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan. I will emphasize the importance our partnership and the desire to further strengthen our ties.
Our hearts are broken and we grieve for the victims of the horrific act of gun violence in Buffalo. Doug and I are praying for those who lost loved ones. Racially-motivated hate crimes are harms against all of us. We must do everything to ensure that our communities are safe.