U.S. President Biden Announces Presidential Delegation to Japan to Attend State Funeral of former Prime Minister Abe Shinzo of Japan

The White House

President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. today announced the designation of a Presidential Delegation to attend the State Funeral of former Prime Minister Abe Shinzo of Japan on September 27, 2022, in Tokyo, Japan.

The Honorable Kamala Harris, Vice President of the United States of America, will lead the delegation.

Members of the Presidential Delegation:

The Honorable Rahm Emanuel, United States Ambassador to Japan

The Honorable Katherine Tai, United States Trade Representative

The Honorable Bill Hagerty, United States Senator (R-TN) and Former United States Ambassador to Japan

The Honorable Philip H. Gordon, Assistant to the President and National Security Advisor to the Vice President

Admiral Michael G. Mullen, U.S. Navy (Ret.), Former Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff

Admiral Linda L. Fagan, Commandant, United States Coast Guard

The Honorable Caroline Kennedy, United States Ambassador to the Commonwealth of Australia and Former United States Ambassador to Japan

The Honorable J. Thomas Schieffer, Former United States Ambassador to the Commonwealth of Australia and Former United States Ambassador to Japan

The Honorable John V. Roos, Former United States Ambassador to Japan

The Honorable Richard L. Armitage, Former Deputy Secretary of State

The Honorable Stephen J. Hadley, Former Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs

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