President Joe Biden pledges to fight hate-based violence at the United We Stand summit, announces a tentative deal to avert a national rail strike and celebrates the Inflation Reduction Act. Vice President Kamala Harris speaks at a leadership conference and meets with Caribbean and Dominican leaders. Federal health officials speak at a congressional committee hearing on monkeypox, among the highlights of this week in Washington.
President Joe Biden holds a meeting with South African President Cyril Ramaphosa in the Oval Office of the White House on Friday. Pool Photo by Pete Marovich/UPI
National Security Council spokesman John Kirby speaks next to White House Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre during the daily press briefing in the James Brady Room at the White House. Photo by Oliver Contreras/UPI