Remarks by President Biden and Prime Minister Boris Johnson of the United Kingdom Before Bilateral Meeting
June 10, 2021
Carbis Bay Hotel
Cornwall, United Kingdom
3:23 P.M. BST
PRIME MINISTER JOHNSON: Well, it is a — what a great, great pleasure, Mr. President, to welcome you to Cornwall.
PRESIDENT BIDEN: It is a great pleasure to be here.
PRIME MINISTER JOHNSON: Fantastic to see you. Fantastic to see you here on what — what I think is your — is your first big overseas trip since you've been —
PRESIDENT BIDEN: It is.
PRIME MINISTER JOHNSON: — since you've been President.
PRESIDENT BIDEN: It is. I've visited your great country many times, but this is the first time as President of the United States.
PRIME MINISTER JOHNSON: Well, everybody is —
PRESIDENT BIDEN: It's a great honor.
PRIME MINISTER JOHNSON: Everybody is absolutely thrilled to see you. And —
PRESIDENT BIDEN: And I'm thrilled to be here. I'm thrilled to meet your wife.
PRIME MINISTER JOHNSON: Yes, well — and they've gone off to do something else. (Inaudible.)
PRESIDENT BIDEN: They did. I told the Prime Minister we have something in common: We both married way above our station.
PRIME MINISTER JOHNSON: And I'm — and I'm not going to — I'm not going to — I'm not going to dissent from that one. I'm not going to disagree with the President on that or indeed on anything else, I think, either, likely.
Are we — are we going to — are we going to have like — we could just continue —
AIDE: Okay, thank you, press.
PRIME MINISTER JOHNSON: I was going to say, we generally agree, Joe. You could probably (inaudible).
PRIME MINISTER JOHNSON: Thanks, everybody.
3:25 P.M. BST
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