“Remarks by President Biden and Prime Minister Trudeau of Canada Before Virtual Bilateral Meeting”


WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 23, 2021)--today President Joe Biden held his firs bilateral meeting with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of Canada. The President and the Prime Minister  was joined with Vice-President Kamala Harris, and Deputy Prime Minister Freeland of Canada,   President Biden:  President Biden said today--we're all best served when the…

Readout: President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. Call With Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi of Iraq


WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 23, 2021)---today  President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. spoke  with Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi of Iraq. The White House released a readout of the call: The President affirmed U.S. support for Iraq's sovereignty and independence and commended the Prime Minister's leadership. They discussed the recent rocket attacks against…

“FAA Statement on Pratt & Whitney Engine Emergency Airworthiness Directive”


WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 23, 2021)---today, the FAA issued an Emergency Airworthiness Directive (AD) (PDF) tonight that requires U.S. operators of airplanes equipped with certain Pratt & Whitney PW4000 engines to inspect these engines before further flight. The FAA is taking this action as the result of a fan-blade failure that occurred Saturday on…

“Salt Lake County Mayor Pens Op-Ed Urging Congress to Pass the American Rescue Plan”


Utah (February 23, 2021)--today, Salt Lake County Mayor Jenny Wilson published an op-ed in the Salt Lake Tribune describing the challenges facing Utah families, small businesses, and local municipalities due to COVID-19, and urged Congress to pass President Biden's American Rescue Plan. In the piece, Mayor Wilson wrote: "In Utah,…

“President Biden and Prime Minister Trudeau Give Statements on Their Bilateral Meeting”


WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 23, 2021)--- Highlights: President Biden: The leaders agreed to re-establish the cross border crime reform. To do more to take on racism. Agreed to modernize NOMAD. For both our nations, getting COVID-19 under control at home and around the world is the immediate priority.  We also agreed…