Joe Biden

Remarks in an Exchange With Reporters in Palo Alto, California

June 19, 2023

Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken's Travel to China

Q. Mr. President, have you spoken to Secretary Blinken?

The President. No, I've spoken with—I've communicated through Sullivan with him. He did a hell of a job. We're on—we're on the right trail here.

Q. Do you feel like progress was made during this meeting?

The President. I don't "feel." You know it's been made. You don't have to ask it that way. You can ask how much progress has been made.

Governor Ronald D. DeSantis of Florida

Q. Mr. President, what do you think about Governor DeSantis being in Sacramento, the same place he sent migrants?

The President. It's hard to comment on things like that.

Q. What can the Federal Government do to help San Francisco's fentanyl crisis?

NOTE: The President spoke at 1:27 p.m. at the Lucy Evans Baylands Nature Interpretive Center. In his remarks, he referred to National Security Adviser Jacob J. Sullivan. Audio was not available for verification of the content of these remarks.

Joseph R. Biden, Remarks in an Exchange With Reporters in Palo Alto, California Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project

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