President Joe Biden delivered his second State of the Union address on February 7, 2023. He accepted an invitation from House Speaker Kevin McCarthy, marking a moment of bipartisan cooperation. The president addressed key issues, including the economy, healthcare, climate change, and racial justice. He emphasized the need for unity and collaboration to tackle these pressing challenges.
In an apparent reference to the preceding administration, President Yoon Suk Yeol said Wednesday that "anti-state forces" had significantly impacted national security. He called for a renewed commitment to safeguarding the country from internal and external threats. The president stressed the importance of intelligence agencies working together to counter terrorism and protect American citizens.
Since the founding of the United States, service members have defended the nation, and Vice President Kamala Harris said in return, the government must support them. She highlighted the sacrifices made by military personnel and their families, promising continued efforts to improve veteran healthcare, mental health services, and job opportunities.