Remarks in an Exchange With Reporters Following a Lunch With Members of the Senate Democratic Caucus
Q. Mr. President——
Q. Mr. President, Mr. President, when will you announce your reelection decision, sir?
Q. [Inaudible]—veto the bill that you receive?
Senate Majority Leader Charles E. Schumer. Quiet. We had a great meeting. We talked about implementing the great accomplishments of the President the last 2 years. We believe we can get a lot of good bipartisan stuff done in these 2 years. We are filled with unity, optimism, and optimism about 2024.
The President's Reelection Plans
Q. Mr. President, when will you announce your reelection, sir? Mr. President, when will you announce your reelection, sir? When will you announce your reelection, sir?
The President. Beg your pardon?
Q. When will you announce your reelection, sir?
The President. When I announce it. [Laughter]
Q. Why are you not going to veto—[inaudible]—Republican crime bill?
Train Derailment and Chemical Spill in East Palestine, Ohio/The President's Travel Plans
Q. Mr. President, do you plan to visit Ohio to discuss the situation there with the train derailment and the people there and the Federal assistance—[inaudible]?
The President. I've spoken with every official in Ohio, Democrat and Republican, on a continuous basis, as in Pennsylvania. I laid out a little bit in there what I think the answers are, and we put it together. And we will be implementing an awful lot into the legislation here. And I will be out there at some point.
Q. Mr. President—[inaudible]—DC crime law?
Q. [Inaudible]—the DC crime bill?
NOTE: The President spoke at approximately 2:20 p.m. outside of the Mike Mansfield Room at the U.S. Capitol. Reporters referred to H.J. Res. 26.
Joseph R. Biden, Remarks in an Exchange With Reporters Following a Lunch With Members of the Senate Democratic Caucus Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/359941