Time.news – In 58 days, the United States reached the goal of administering 100 million doses of the vaccine against Covid-19, initially set by the President of the United States, Joe Biden, for the first 100 days of his term.
Biden emphasized this in his first press conference since the day of the oath. The new target is now to inoculate 200 million doses of the vaccine in 100 days. “It is ambitious but I believe we can do it”, added Biden, stressing that “no other country is on par with the US” in the vaccination campaign.
The US president said it is his intention to reapply for a second term in 2024 together with his deputy, Kamala Harris.
Biden again attacked his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping, which “is not democratic but intelligent”. Biden then stressed that there is a “competition” with China and that he does not seek conflict with Beijing. Biden is aware that “China is aiming for world leadership” but, he warned, “it will not happen”.
Biden is determined to have a close on arms: “It’s only a matter of time,” he assured. Ec is back on the Covid aid plan of 1,900 billion: “As of yesterday – he said – over 100 million $ 1,400 payments they have arrived in people’s bank accounts “and” many millions more are on the way “.
The head of the White House admitted that he considered it “difficult” to meet the May 1 deadline for the withdrawal of US troops fromAfghanistan, even excluding a still long stay “We will go, I don’t want to stay long, the question is when”, he said, judging it unlikely that they will stay next year.