March 3, 2022
(DENVER) While Russia and Ukraine received the most attention during Tuesday’s State of the Union address, China was also top of mind, mentioned four times during President Biden’s speech.
Ten months ago when Biden last addressed the Congress he mentioned China eight times. “We’re in competition with China and other countries to win the 21st Century,” he said.
This time he said, “To compete with for the jobs of the future we also need a level playing field with China and other competitors.” Even with other international matters at the forefront, China continues to shadow America’s moves on the world stage.
Here is a comparison of Biden’s two speeches, one in 2021 and the other in 2022, with respect to China.