Joe Biden

Remarks in an Exchange With Reporters in Triangle, Virginia

April 22, 2024

Anti-Semitism/Humanitarian Situation in Gaza, Palestinian Territories

Q. Mr. President, what's your message to the protesters?

Q. Do you condemn the anti-Semitic protests on college campuses?

The President. I condemn the anti-Semitic protests. That's why I've set up a program to deal with that.

I also condemn those who don't understand what's going on with the Palestinians and their—how they're being——

Columbia University

Q. Should the Columbia University President resign?

The President. I didn't know that. I'll—I'll have to find out more about it.

Q. Should she resign?


Q. Do you need the abortion issue to win the election?

The President. No, I need the abortion issue just to follow what's right.

Q. What will your legacy be on abortion? [Laughter]

The President. What will your legacy be as a newsperson?

Q. Mr. President, how quickly will the weapons be getting to Ukraine, sir?

NOTE: The President spoke at 3:09 p.m. at the Prince William Forest Park. A reporter referred to Nemat "Minouche" Shafik, president, Columbia University.

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

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