President Biden Addresses Joint Session of Congress President Biden delivers his first address to a joint session of Congress.

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    8:37 PM EDT

    Preparations for Presidential Economic Address

    Prior to President Biden’s arrival for his first address to a joint session of Congress, members of the House and Senate, first lady Jill Biden, and other attendees assembled in the House chamber.

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    9:03 PM EDT

    Presidential Economic Address

    In his first address to a joint session of Congress, President Biden outlined his budget and economic goals, highlighting the number of people who had been vaccinated against COVID-19 during his first 100 days in office. He laid out his spending plan to build roads and bridges, combat climate change, and expand social programs, such as child care assistance, jobs, and other issues. Mr. Biden began by acknowledging that he was the first president to deliver a joint address with two women, Vice President Harris and Speaker Pelosi, seated behind…

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