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Overlooking the National Mall from the Truman balcony, the president and the first lady watched the fireworks Gil Biden With their daughter Ashley and granddaughters Naomi, Finnegan and Messi.
When Mr. Biden delivered a speech at the event, he delivered an enthusiastic speech to the crowd on a special celebration celebrating the end of the year of “darkness, heartbreak, and loss.”
The President said that the coronavirus “no longer paralyzes our country, we have the ability to ensure that it will never be paralyzed again.”
“This year, July 4th is a special day of celebration because we are emerging from… a year of pandemic and isolation, a year of pain, fear and heartbreaking loss,” he said.
“We never want to go back to today a year ago.”
Mr. Biden mourned the Americans who died. The death toll in the United States now exceeds 600,000.
By Sunday, about 67% of Americans had received a vaccination, failing to reach the 70% target set by Mr. Biden.
The President called on everyone to get vaccinated and do their part in the coronavirus pandemic.
“This is the most patriotic thing you can do,” he said of vaccination.
In addition to the fireworks set off on both sides of the reflecting pool of the Lincoln Memorial, about 1,000 Americans enjoyed a barbecue on the South Lawn of the White House. They all drank beer and ate watermelon slices.
This is the largest event held at the White House since Mr. Biden took office in January.