President Joe Biden begins a tour of Europe on Thursday — during which he is scheduled to meet Pope Francis, participate in the G20 summit and attend a major climate change summit.
The president and first lady Jill Biden were scheduled to leave for Rome on Thursday afternoon. The president had urged congressional Democrats to come to an agreement on his Build Back Better Act, a proposal with trillions of dollars in social spending, before he leaves.
“What we’re really facing right now is a question of whether people are going to support the largest investment in climate and clean energy,” White House press secretary Jen Psaki told reporters at a briefing Wednesday.
“Do they want to be a part of the largest investment in early childhood education in history? Do they want to make healthcare more affordable and accessible? Or do they want to let the perfect be the enemy of the historic? And that’s what we’re talking about right now in these negotiations.”
First on Biden’s itinerary is Rome, where he expects to meet with Pope Francis at the Vatican on Friday and attend the G20 Leaders Summit on Saturday.
“They will discuss working together on efforts grounded in respect for fundamental human dignity, including ending the COVID-19 pandemic, tackling the climate crisis and caring for the poor,” the White House said of the papal meeting.
Biden also will hold bilateral meetings with Italian President Sergio Mattarella and Prime Minister Mario Draghi.
After spending the weekend with world leaders in Italy, Biden will travel to Glasgow, Scotland, to participate in the United Nations Climate Change Conference, or COP26. The summit runs from Sunday until Nov. 12.
“After a lot of commentary in recent weeks about the state of the transatlantic relationship, the United States and Europe head into these two summits aligned and united on the major elements of the global agenda,” national security adviser Jake Sullivan said at a briefing Wednesday.
“In just the past few weeks, we’ve seen the U.S. and the EU come together for joint action on COVID-19. The U.S. and EU have launched a Trade and Technology Council to set the rules and standards for economics and technology in the 21st century. And President Biden and key European partners will sit down at these two summits to coordinate policies on Iran, on supply chains, on global infrastructure efforts and so much else.”
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He has no business gallavanting around when he has problems of his own making to deal with here that are more urgent. His priorities are screwed up. Climate changers have been warning us for fifty years of doom and gloom that never takes place, they just keep moving the goalposts. The changes that have happened are one ones that have happed in cycles over millions of years.
That’s all these demon-rats LOVE TO DO. Galivant around on OUR DIME, while totally ignoring the mess THEY HAVE made…
One of Satan’s demons meeting with the Pope.
`Biden and the Pope, two socialist dopes on the ropes when it comes to biblical truths, particularly abortion. When they meet for communion it will be the body and blood of aborted innocence they partake in which they do in remembrance of Obama,,,,,,,,”And Jesus Wept” when in the presence of their fouled sacraments where the Eucharist becomes in need of an exorcist.
And while they were eating, Jesus said, “Truly I tell you, both of you will betray me.”
They were very sad and in a panic began to say to him one after the other, “Surely you don’t mean me, Lord?”
Jesus replied, “The one who has dipped his hand into the bowl of Socialist laundered money and slew the American innocent like king Herod slew the innocent babes of Israel, will betray me. Woe to that man who betrays the Son of Man and his chosen nation! It would be better for him if he had not been born, then the two dopes ended up on the ropes, just like Judas when he hung himself. A tale of two social dieties, lived by two fools, signifying courruptipn.
do not come back uncle joe.
I’d love to LEAVE ALL of them there.. AND never let them back in, LET ALONE USE any tech they could use, to ‘skype’ or otherwise video conference… SO THEY CAN’T keep ruining our nation.
A pedophile meeting with a man who agrees with queerism and the like. So whats the big deal? Just two people getting together to see what else can be done to screw people and change their minds about what “they” deem acceptable human behavior.
Hey, Brandon, when you get to the summit…..JUMP!
I read in a different source that the papal visit will not allow news coverage as.is usual. Apparently they figured out that Biden wants to use the photo op to show people what a great Catholic he is and they aren’t having it. I won’t be surprised if Biden has “unforseen changes” that require him to postpone or cancel his meeting.
sounds like the rainbow tour from Evita.
I would dance in the streets, even if it was Snowing, if joe burst into flames going into the Vatican!!!!
When everything is said and done and he returns to the USA we will indeed be the laughing stock of the world!