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Press Gaggle: Joe Biden Speaks to Reporters Before Marine One Departure - May 26, 2023

  • Joe Biden
    Person
  • Question
    Person
Positive

Question

Somewhat Negative
00:00:00-00:00:04 (5 sec)
Mr. President, any update on the debt limit, sir? 1

Question

Negative
00:00:04-00:00:07 (3 sec)
[Inaudible debt limit, how's it going? How's it going? 2

Joe Biden

Very Positive
00:00:07-00:00:26 (18 sec)
With regard to the debt limit, things are looking good. I'm very optimistic. I hope we'll have some clear evidence tonight before the clock strikes twelve that we have a deal. But it's very close, and I'm optimistic. 3

Joe Biden

Somewhat Negative
00:00:26-00:00:46 (21 sec)
The reason I'm going to Camp David is they are working on the -- the Secret Service is working on my house -- bulletproofing the house. So there's no place to go at home; they said I'd be out for five weeks. So I'm going to Camp David because my granddaughter graduates on Sunday, and it's closest so I can get there to be at her graduation. 4

Question

Unknown
00:00:46-00:00:49 (3 sec)
What did you say about tonight? What did you say about tonight? 5

Joe Biden

Very Positive
00:00:49-00:00:56 (7 sec)
Well, I said there's a negotiation going on. I'm hopeful we'll know by tonight whether we are going to be able to have a deal. 6

Question

Negative
00:00:56-00:01:03 (7 sec)
What's your reaction to -- what's your reaction to Russia moving tactical nuclear weapons to Belarus? 7

Joe Biden

Very Negative
00:01:03-00:01:06 (3 sec)
Extremely negative, is my reaction. 8

Question

Leans Negative
00:01:06-00:01:13 (7 sec)
Mr. President, what do you -- what do you tell Democrats who say that they don't want you to bow on the work requirements? What's your position? 9

Joe Biden

Unknown
00:01:13-00:01:16 (4 sec)
I don't bow to anybody. 10