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Remarks and an Exchange With Reporters Prior to Departure for Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland

July 29, 2021

The President. I'm late for a very important date. If I miss this—getting out to see my wife—I'm in trouble.

Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) Policy

Q. President Biden, how did your meeting on DACA go?

The President. It went very well. What I think we—I think we should include in the reconciliation bill the immigration proposal. My staff is putting out a message right now.

Rise of Coronavirus Cases

Q. Mr. President, do you think the country will have another wave, another peak of cases?

The President. Say again?

Q. Do you think the United States will have another wave of cases, another peak of coronavirus cases?

The President. I hope not.

Senator Kyrsten L. Sinema/Infrastructure and Jobs Legislation

Q. Mr. President, did you talk to Kyrsten Sinema about the reconciliation package when you spoke to her on infrastructure the other day? She says she's not on board with $3.5 trillion for that plan.

The President. She's on board for passing if in fact she sees all the pieces of it. That's why she allowed the budget to go forward.

Q. Are you opposed to vaccination for travel, Mr. President?

NOTE: The President spoke at about 7:15 p.m. on the South Lawn at the White House prior to boarding Marine One.

Joseph R. Biden, Remarks and an Exchange With Reporters Prior to Departure for Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/351298

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