Joe Biden

Remarks in an Exchange With Reporters at Joint Base Andrews, Maryland

March 11, 2024

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel

Q. Have you scheduled your "come to Jesus" meeting with Bibi Netanyahu?

The President. No.

Q. Do you plan to, sir?

The President. We'll see what happens.

Border Security

Q. Mr. President, when is a border executive action coming? An executive action on the border?

The President. I'm counting on the border action happening by itself, the—passing it.

Q. But Congress can't come to an agreement.

The President. Well, they haven't——

Q. How can——

The President. ——yet.

Q. ——you help them?

The President. They haven't yet.

Q. Mr. President——

The President. I'm helping them.

Israel-U.S. Relations

Q. Mr. President, do you plan to address the Israeli Parliament?

The President. No, not at this moment.

Q. Would you do it remotely, or do you have something in the works?

The President. Anything else?

Poland-U.S. Relations

Q. On Poland, Mr. President. Would you support increasing U.S. troops at the Polish border?

The President. There's no need for more troops at the Polish—there's no need for more troops at the Polish border.

Q. Do you know what you——

The President. But I'm meeting with the Prime Minister—I'm meeting with the Polish leader tomorrow——

Is it tomorrow?

Q. Do you know what you might talk about with him tomorrow?

The President. Yes, but I'll talk to him about it. Okay?

Thank you.

NOTE: The President spoke at approximately 5:40 p.m. on the tarmac upon arrival from Manchester, NH. In his remarks, he referred to Prime Minister Donald Franciszek Tusk of Poland. The transcript was released by the Office of the Press Secretary on March 12.

Joseph R. Biden, Remarks in an Exchange With Reporters at Joint Base Andrews, Maryland Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project

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