President BidenJoe Biden’s adviser to Ex-Biden said Birx told him she hoped the election would go “a certain way” Sunday sounded a triumphant note at the conclusion of the Group of Seven (G-7) summit in the UK, declaring that “America is back to the table” while making thinly veiled hits on foreign policy from the old President TrumpDonald Trump, ex-DOJ official Rosenstein, said he was unaware of a subpoena targeting Democrats: A report from Biden’s ex-adviser said Birx gave him said she hoped the election would go “a certain way”. Cheney tears up Arizona election audit: “This is an effort to overthrow democracy” CONTINUED.
“The lack of past participation and full commitment has been noticed significantly, not only by the leaders of these countries, but also by the people of the G-7 countries. deeply held values, “Biden said in his opening speech at a press conference before leaving for London to meet Queen Elizabeth II.
Biden underscored the United States’ commitments to tackle the coronavirus pandemic and climate change and its loyalty to NATO allies and others in implicit and sometimes explicit reprimands of Trump’s foreign policy.
The president had made it clear throughout the run-up to the weekend’s summit that his goal was to reassure the allies that the United States was coming back to center stage and could be counted on for its sake. tackle global issues, and he was adamant in Sunday’s press conference that he was successful.
“I felt a real excitement that America was back at the table and fully, fully engaged,” Biden said.
“In the end, I think we have made progress in restoring American credibility with our closest friends and our values,” he added.
Biden hit Trump when he said the United States does not see NATO “as a kind of protection racket” but as an essential element of homeland security. Trump has repeatedly berated NATO allies for not paying more to the alliance and reportedly wanted to leave, questioning its usefulness.
The president has also brushed aside his predecessor on the issue of climate change, which Trump has repeatedly questioned and downplayed in favor of reviving the economy. Trump skipped the 2019 G-7 climate session, the most recent to be held in person.
“One of the things some of my colleagues told me while I was there is that America’s leaders recognize that there is global warming,” Biden said. “I know it sounds silly, but the last time we had a president who basically said global warming wasn’t a problem.”
Other G-7 leaders, including French President Emmanuel MacronEmmanuel Jean-Michel MacronSunday Shows Sneak Peek: Biden’s foreign policy center stage as tensions between Dem and Dem escalate at home Biden has convinced his allies that “America is back,” says Macron. and German Chancellor Angela Merkel, commented this weekend on the return of American leadership to the forefront after four years of Trump. Former president refused to sign 2018 G-7 joint communiqué and criticized Canadian prime minister Justin trudeauJustin Pierre James Trudeau Photo of socially distanced G7 leader action figure goes viral Biden urges G-7 to take firmer stand against China GoFundMe for orphan boy in attack on Muslim family in Canada exceeds 0K PLUS as he left the summit.
Biden, meanwhile, on Sunday touted his personal relationships with his counterparts and highlighted member countries’ commitments to tackle climate change, the pandemic, ransomware and the practices of autocratic nations like China.
Biden has retained some of Trump’s foreign policy, particularly around tariffs, as the United States focuses on its own economic recovery.
When asked if foreign officials have raised concerns about the steel and aluminum tariffs inherited from the last administration, Biden dismissed the question, saying, “120 days. Give me a break. “, before leaving the press conference.
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