U.S. President Biden’s Remarks After Marine One Arrival

The White House

South Lawn

(July 16, 2022)

Q Is the Saudi foreign minister lying, President Biden?

The Saudi foreign minister says he didn’t hear you accuse the Crown Prince of Khashoggi’s murder. Is he telling the truth?


Q Do you regret the fist bump, Mr. President?

THE PRESIDENT: Why don’t you guys talk about something that matters? I’m happy to answer a question that matters.

Q Will inflation go down from here, Mr. President?

THE PRESIDENT: I’m hoping. We’ll know in the next few weeks.

Q President Biden, will you be honoring your campaign pledge to release all the marijuana inmates in prison?

THE PRESIDENT: I don’t think there should — I don’t think anyone in pri- — anyone should be in prison for the use of marijuana. We’re working on the Crime Bill now.

Thank you.

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