Spending time at Camp David since the house is bulletproof
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) — U.S. President Joe Biden revealed Friday that Secret Service employees are working to ensure his home is bulletproof.
“The reason I’m going to Camp David is that they’re working on the — the Secret Service is working on my house — to protect the house from bullets,” Biden told reporters on Friday.
“So there’s no place to go home; they said I’ll be away for five weeks. So I’m going to Camp David because my granddaughter is graduating on Sunday, and that’s the closer so I can go there to be at his graduation.”
The president also said he hoped to know by Friday evening whether an agreement had been reached with Republican leaders in Congress to raise the US debt ceiling and that it wasoptimistic” on this subject.
Earlier today, US Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen said the United States was on course to default on its financial obligations on June 5 if Biden and Republican lawmakers failed to reach an agreement to raise the national debt ceiling.