President Joe Biden and German Chancellor Angela Merkel hold press conference | USA TODAY 1

President Joe Biden and German Chancellor Angela Merkel hold press conference | USA TODAY

 

President Joe Biden and German Chancellor Angela Merkel hold a joint news conference.

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Thursday’s meetings were expected be far friendlier than the notoriously testy confrontations between Merkel and former President Donald Trump, who tussled over everything from NATO dues to the U.S. president’s Twitter taunts.

But there were contentious issues on the agenda when Biden and Merkel sat down for a private one-on-one meeting. Among the toughest: the sharp split between the U.S. and Germany over Nord Stream 2, the gas pipeline that would run from Russia to Germany and that the U.S. fears will give Moscow increased leverage over Europe.

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33 comments

  1. He’s a complete jerk!!! He works for the People.. he can answer questions!!! Rude !!!!

    1. He works for no one. How does an installed puppet work for anybody but the people that put him there.

    2. @Andrew Blanchard You are deranged, no one said anything about Trump. You people with TDS need to seek help, the world dosen’t revolve around Trump.

    3. @Andrew Blanchard dude do you not realize that he has to read from a note pad written prior to the interview because he doesn’t have the mental capacity any more to remember any thing, trump is one of the best presidents America has ever had and you will never see that because you are so close minded and it’s sad, joe Biden does not in any way represent what America is

  2. When is Help & Relief Coming for Senior Americans That’s on Social Security, SSDI, Etc?? We are Struggling Also. You Are Helping Everyone But Us?? frfr

  3. *She should love Joe bec. he gave Putin the pipeline to Germany that Trump had blocked for national security reasons!*

    1. Trump blocked the pipeline not for national security reasons (false claim only). He did it for the US gas to compete with russian gas.

  4. The supposedly most popular prez ever with the most votes ever gonna get made cause he got more than 2 questions lol heres a question 4 ya creepy quid pro sloppy joe russia giving the big guy atleast 10% from thier pipeline and 4 destroying our energy independence and rising gas prices??

  5. Syria, Iraq, Vietnam, and dozens of other countries were blasted to waste, blood flowed into rivers, and famines. Countless civilians have lost their homes, children are hungry, and big countries are stealing oil and wheat and other food every day. These evil acts are shameful! ! There must be retribution

    1. An the people of Cuba’s suffering from US sanctions for decades. Too cruel sactions by the US.

  6. Jesus Christ saves from sin.
    Romans 3: 23
    For all have sinned, and come short of the glory of God;
    Hebrews 9: 27
    And as it is appointed unto men once to die, but after this the judgment:
    Isaiah 64: 6
    But we are all as an unclean thing, and all our righteousnesses are as filthy rags; and we all do fade as a leaf; and our iniquities, like the wind, have taken us away.
    Revelation 21: 8
    But the fearful, and unbelieving, and the abominable, and murderers, and whoremongers, and sorcerers, and idolaters, and all liars, shall have their part in the lake which burneth with fire and brimstone: which is the second death.
    Romans 5: 8
    But God commendeth his love toward us, in that, while we were yet sinners, Christ died for us.
    John 3: 16
    For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life.
    John 14: 6
    Jesus saith unto him, I am the way, the truth, and the life: no man cometh unto the Father, but by me.
    Romans 10: 9-10.
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    For with the heart man believeth unto righteousness; and with the mouth confession is made unto salvation.
    Jesus said John 5: 24
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    1John 5: 10-13
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    And this is the record, that God hath given to us eternal life, and this life is in his Son.
    He that hath the Son hath life; and he that hath not the Son of God hath not life.
    These things have I written unto you that believe on the name of the Son of God; that ye may know that ye have eternal life, and that ye may believe on the name of the Son of God.
    Ephesians 2: 8-9
    For by grace are ye saved through faith; and that not of yourselves: it is the gift of God:
    Not of works, lest any man should boast.
    Romans 8: 1
    There is therefore now no condemnation to them which are in Christ Jesus, who walk not after the flesh, but after the Spirit.
    1 Corinthians 15: 3-4
    For I delivered unto you first of all that which I also received, how that Christ died for our sins according to the scriptures;
    And that he was buried, and that he rose again the third day according to the scriptures:
    2 Corinthians 5: 21
    For he hath made him to be sin for us, who knew no sin; that we might be made the righteousness of God in him.
    ,…………

  7. So-called President Biden allows Germany to fool him and pull him over the table. At the same time, his son Hunter is a Ukrainian lobbyist. Funny isn’t it?

  8. It is the US which is using economic punishment and sanctions against other nations including Cuban people. So Mr. Biden has no right to lecture Russia about gas transit through Ukraine. Look at the suffering of the people of Cuba before barking anything.

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