President Joe Biden will deliver his first prime-time address on Thursday, marking one year since shutdowns and other restrictions were put in place across the US in an attempt to slow the spread of White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki said on Monday.. The president will discuss sacrifices many Americans have made over the last year and "the grave loss communities and families across the country have suffered,"
The address comes a year to the day since the data compiled by Johns Hopkins.. Though offer hope that life could soon , more than 524,000 people have died in the US from the virus, according to
Earlier on Thursday, Biden signed the, which includes a and expanded child tax credits. The president said the and give Americans a "fighting chance."
What time will Biden's address start?
Biden will give the address from the East Room of the White House on Thursday, March 11, at 8 p.m. ET/ 5 p.m. PT.
How can you watch?
It will also be available on C-SPAN and likely be carried by broadcast and cable TV news networks, possibly including ABC, NBC, CBS, Fox and CNN.