President Biden arrives at Portland International Airport to discuss infrastructure package

Published: Apr. 20, 2022 at 6:57 PM PDT
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PORTLAND Ore. (KPTV) – President Joe Biden arrived in Portland on Thursday to use the city as a backdrop to talk about his $1 trillion infrastructure bill passed this last fall.

After Air Force One landed at the Portland International Airport at around 12:20 p.m., Biden was greeted by Governor Kate Brown and Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler, among other Oregon politicians.

Biden made his remarks from the Air Force hanger at Portland International Airport shortly after 2 p.m., where he discussed the infrastructure package, including how the money will bring upgrades to the PDX runway.

While in Portland, Pres. Biden also attend a private fundraiser for the Democratic National Committee before leaving for Seattle.