Foreign policy and, more specifically, China and Russia, have occupied an important part of the State of the Union address that Joe Biden delivered this Tuesday at the Capitol. The US president considers the invasion of Ukraine a test for his country and for the rest of the world and has promised to defend sovereignty and democracy against tyranny: “We opposed Putin’s aggression. Tonight we are once again joined by the Ukraine’s ambassador to the United States. She represents not only our nation, but the courage of our people.”
Relations with Beijing are marked by the Chinese balloon destroyed by Washington and accused by some US sources of espionage. “I am committed to working with China where it can advance American interests and benefit the world. But make no mistake: As we made clear last week, if China threatens our sovereignty, we will act to protect our country. And we did,” he said. Biden.
Regarding internal politics, the president proposed during his 75-minute address to ban assault weapons, a reform that prevents police abuse, an abortion law for the entire country and comprehensive immigration reform. He also boasted of economic management due to the recent drop in inflation and the drop in unemployment.
Source: Euronews Español