White House Spokesperson Karine Jean-Pierre answered journalists’ questions at the daily press conference.
Announcing that Biden will host Spanish Prime Minister Sanchez at the White House on May 12, Jean-Pierre said that the leaders will discuss bilateral defense cooperation, transatlantic security and economy issues, as well as the Russia-Ukraine War and the support given to Kiev in this context. reported.
Jean-Pierre stated that Biden and the Spanish leader, who will take over the Presidency of the Council of the European Union (EU) in July, will discuss a number of issues, including climate change, expanded cooperation in Latin America and the Caribbean.
Biden to meet with Tennessee lawmakers
Jean Pierre, Biden also hosted Democratic members Justin Jones, Justin Pierson and Gloria Johnson, who participated in the protest about the school attack on March 27 in Tennessee state and returned to their duties after the two were expelled and voted support, at the White House on April 24. He said he would welcome you.
Expressing that Biden will meet with state lawmakers within the scope of the importance he attaches to combating armed attacks, Jean-Pierre stated that the President appreciates the steps of the lawmakers in this context.
The White House will not negotiate the debt limit.
Jean-Pierre said that the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Kevin McCarthy, with whom they had recently disagreed on the debt limit, threatened the country’s economy with default.
Stating that this issue is not open to negotiation for them, Jean-Pierre stated that reaching a solution on this issue is the constitutional obligation of the Congress.