U.S. President Joe Biden and first lady Jill Biden depart Wednesday, June 9, from Joint Base Andrews, Maryland, to travel to Britain, for the first overseas travel by Biden as president.
READ MORE: "This trip will highlight America’s commitment to rallying the world’s democracies, coming together to shape the rules of the road for the 21st century, defend our values, and tackle the world’s biggest challenges," a White House advisory said.
Reporters traveling with Biden were delayed seven hours after their chartered plane was overrun by cicadas. "Watch out for the cicadas," Biden said.
He followed by telling reporters his mission is to make clear to Russia and China that "Europe and the United States are tight... " (AP)