President Joe Biden and Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga discussed their concerns about "the impact of China's actions on peace and prosperity in the Indo-Pacific region and the world" during their first in-person meeting at the White House on Friday.
Amid a growing wave of anti-Asian discrimination and hate crimes, President Joe Biden has faced backlash from some in the Asian American and Pacific Islander community over what's been seen as a slow effort to bring AAPI voices into the White House.
Speaking to reporters before meeting with Biden at the White House, Suga said the trip—the first diplomatic trip hosted by the Biden administration—is intended to "reaffirm the new and tight bond between" the two countries.
The islands are a territory at the center of a hostile dispute between the two nations.
"Biden promised to welcome immigrants, and people voted for him based on that promise," Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez tweeted.
Biden is receiving criticism from lawmakers and advocates for not meeting his promise to raise the refugee cap.
"'General Biden' has been wrong about every military decision in recent memory," the South Carolina senator tweeted.
After the U.S. placed sanctions on Russia as punishment for election interference and the hacking of federal agencies, Russian President Vladimir Putin is weighing his response.
The largest fundraising committees for Republicans and Democrats in the House and Senate are seeing record hauls for the first quarter of the year.
Russian media reacted strongly to the sanctions imposed by the Biden administration following the 2020 SolarWinds hack.
Far from governing as a unifying president, Joe Biden has pushed a radical abortion agenda that places profits for the abortion industry above the health and safety of women.
The GOP senator pointed to the absence of sanctions targeting a nearly complete Russian-German gas pipeline.
By arguing that U.S. troops must police and protect the nations of the world, we dismiss the autonomy of foreign civilians and fail to view them as capable of determining their own political affairs.
The MiG-31 accompanied the RC-135 over Kamchatka in Russia's far east as tensions rise between Washington and Moscow.
"We can address critical global challenges that require Russia in the United States to work together," Biden said in a Thursday address.
"Congress needs to continue the successful cash policies that have gotten us to this point," said Adam Ruben, director of Economic Security Project Action.
Secularists can hope that real change with the Taliban will proceed rapidly, with them reducing their rigid ideology to work in sync with the rest of Afghanistan's political establishment.
After the U.S. imposed sanctions on Russia on Thursday, Russian officials warned that President Joe Biden's "aggressive behavior" will trigger retaliation.
In the days leading up to a United Nations-led summit on Afghanistan's peace process, a former adviser to the Afghan government said he does not expect the cooperation of the Taliban.
"President Biden, we need you to end this new Cold War before it's too late," Gabbard said in a video posted to Facebook on Thursday.
Tensions between the two nations have reached their highest levels since 2014, when Russia annexed Crimea and large-scale fighting broke out in eastern Ukraine.
"I think over the next four years we're going to see them sending money to the enemies of Israel and the enemies of America," the Texas senator said.
Taiwan leader Tsai Ing-wen told President's Joe Biden's delegation that Taiwan was ready to work with the United States to safeguard Indo-Pacific peace and stability.
In withdrawing troops from Afghanistan, Biden said the U.S. needs to focus on challenges that are "in front of us," including China.
Naheed Farid expressed her views about the future of Afghanistan after President Joe Biden's announcement of U.S. troop withdrawal from the country.
It is time the U.S.' fixation on defense spending comes to an end.
Biden has previously dismissed the idea of putting more justices on the court, but a new bill seeks to add four more.
Diplomacy is extremely difficult work. But the absence of diplomacy creates even more problems.
Leading a delegation in Taipei at the request of President Joe Biden, former Senator Chris Dodd said U.S.-Taiwan ties were "stronger than ever."