President Joe Biden wraps up 3-day Bay Area visit, returns to the East Coast

The president's Bay Area visit consisted of climate projects, artificial intelligence and 2024 reelection campaign fundraisers

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Wednesday, June 21, 2023
President Joe Biden wraps up 3-day Bay Area visit, departs SFO
President Joe Biden left the Bay Area Wednesday morning wrapping up a three-day visit which consisted of climate projects, AI and fundraisers.

SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- President Joe Biden left the Bay Area Wednesday morning wrapping up a three-day visit.

The president departed in Air Force One just before 10 a.m. at San Francisco International Airport. He is heading back to the East Coast.

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ABC7 News video shows the president was driven up the tarmac at SFO, walking up the stairs onto Air Force One. He gave a wave and thumbs up before leaving.

His motorcade consisted of more than a dozen vehicles with many with American flags.

The president arrived on Monday using the visit to highlight his climate agenda and raise money for his 2024 reelection campaign.

He attended fundraising events in San Francisco and Larkspur for his pesidential campaign including one attended by Governor Gavin Newsom.

While here, he hosted a panel in San Francisco focused on artificial intelligence - joined by experts from U.C Berkeley and Stanford.

The president highlighted the benefits and the risks of the growing industry.

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Dr. Rachel Levine responds to the reports of LGBTQ harassment.

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President Joe Biden arrived in the Bay Area on Monday afternoon.

He also announced more than $600 million for new climate adaptation projects while in Palo Alto.

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President Joe Biden's first stop in the Bay Area this week was a nature preserve, located on the shores of San Francisco Bay where he announced new investments in climate projects.

The president will arrive at Joint Base Andrews then head to the White House on Wednesday.

President Biden will host the Prime Minister of India for dinner in the evening.

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