President Joe Biden speaks during the first formal press conference of his presidency in the East Room of the White House in Washington on Thursday. Photo: Abaca Press/TNS
President Joe Biden speaks during the first formal press conference of his presidency in the East Room of the White House in Washington on Thursday. Photo: Abaca Press/TNS

Biden pledges to prevent China from becoming the world’s ‘leading’ country

  • ‘I see stiff competition with China,’ Biden says
  • Biden reiterates plan to convene a democracy summit

President Joe Biden speaks during the first formal press conference of his presidency in the East Room of the White House in Washington on Thursday. Photo: Abaca Press/TNS
President Joe Biden speaks during the first formal press conference of his presidency in the East Room of the White House in Washington on Thursday. Photo: Abaca Press/TNS
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