Remarks by President Biden in Meeting with the SK Group on Investments in American Manufacturing and Jobs – The White House

by | Jul 26, 2022 | Jobs

Roosevelt RoomVia Teleconference

2:19 P.M. EDT MR. DEESE:  Hi, Mr. President. THE PRESIDENT:  How are you?  Hey, Tony.  How are you, pal? MR. CHEY:  Hello.  Yes, really good to see you.  MR. DEESE:  So, Mr. President — THE PRESIDENT:  I should be sitting immediately to your right.   I’m only a couple hundred yards away.  I apologize I’m not there.  (Laughter.) MR. DEESE:  Yeah, Mr. — Mr. President, thank you for — thank you for joining us. And as you know, we have the — we have the delegation from SK here.  We’re — we’re thrilled to have you here at the White House and to discuss this very significant announcement of investments that SK is making today.  With your permission, Mr. President, I will just turn the floor to Chairman Chey to brief you and update you directly on the announcement that they’re making today.  And then we can get into the conversation. THE PRESIDENT:  It’s a big announcement.  Take as long as you need, Tony.  (Laughter.) MR. CHEY:  Thank you.  Yes, good afternoon, Mr. Biden — yeah, President Biden.  I know I speak for the people of the South Korea in wishing you the speedy recovery. And I would like to express that my sincere gratitude for this opportunity to discuss our current and future cooperation in manufacturing critical technologies in the U.S. Thank you also, Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo and Director of the National E …

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