HONOLULU (KHON2) – President Biden made a brief stop in Honolulu, at the Daniel K. Inouye International Airport, as he made his way back to Washington, D.C.
For the past few days Biden has been meeting public officials in Indonesia and Cambodia. The Hill reported that Biden met with the new British Prime Minister, Rishi Sunak at the Group of 20 summit in Bali.
On Tuesday Nov. 15, President Biden cohosted an event with President Widodo of Indonesia and President Von der Leyen of the European Commission on the Partnership for Global Infrastructure and Investment.
Biden left Bali, refueled in Guam and then headed to Honolulu where he refueled once again and briefly met with Gov. David Ige.
Biden gave the Ige’s a tour of Air Force One while it was parked at Hickam and they took a selfie onboard the plane.
Gov. Ige told said they discussed Hawaii’s COVID response and President Biden thanked Ige for successfully distributing the emergency COVID response funding that the federal government provided to states.
Ige said the president jokingly told him that he was jealous of his job as Governor of Hawaii.
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Biden is expected to make a stop at Joint Base Andrews in Maryland before returning back to D.C.