On Farewell Visit to US, Merkel Brings Message of Stability


President Biden welcomes German chancellor ogle Americal to the White House today on what is expected to be her last official visit to Washington after nearly sixteen years in office many of her past nineteen official visits including this two thousand nine address to Congress the overarching message is you've got a friend it's very moving I must say during the four years of the trump administration that seemed in doubt including during an oval office meeting in which the president ignored calls including hers for a handshake was marked by a specific animosity of the then president against Germany I and now you have a very very different hello Catherine Kluber Ashbrook heads to German council on foreign relations you are experiencing a reset in the German American relations among the issues on Biden and Merkel's agenda the corona virus pandemic the rise of China into Russian gas pipeline that the US opposes Ben Thomas Washington

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