This afternoon, President Biden held the latest in a series of meetings on the American Jobs Plan. He brought together a bipartisan group of Members of Congress–all former governors or mayors–to discuss the need for federal investment in rebuilding our nation’s infrastructure. https://t.co/QqMLB4OYQ7
Today, President Biden joined NASA as the Ingenuity Mars Helicopter took off from the surface of Mars. In a historic feat, the helicopter became the first aircraft to fly on a planet beyond Earth. https://t.co/rYFuVcmzbF
26 years ago, 168 lives were lost in the Oklahoma City bombing—a horrific act of domestic terrorism on U.S. soil. Those who died, their loved ones, and the brave responders who risked their lives to save others will never be forgotten.
Today, President Biden announced his intent to nominate Vice Adm. Linda L. Fagan for appointment to the grade of Admiral and assignment as Vice Commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard. If confirmed, Vice Adm. Fagan would be the first female four-star Admiral in Coast Guard history.
President Biden set a bold goal of getting 200 million shots in arms in his first 100 days in office. And as of April 16, we’ve administered over 185 million shots. Check our progress here: https://t.co/VYCgmAEa4b
U.S. manufacturing was the Arsenal of Democracy in WWII and President Biden believes it must be part of the Arsenal of American Prosperity today. The American Jobs Plan will invest in research and development, revitalize manufacturing, and ensure goods are made in America.
It was another big week, we:
- Announced the withdrawal of U.S. troops from Afghanistan
- Made the largest investment in childcare in our history
- Worked to increase the pace of vaccinations
- Hosted our first in-person bilateral meeting with Japanese Prime Minister Suga