Biden to address nation from oval office after Iran’s attack on Israel

Biden to address nation from oval office after Iran's attack on Israel

Speaking to the American people from the Oval Office, a US president frequently discusses a pressing crisis or other pressing problem. It’s where former President Donald Trump talked about the coronavirus epidemic on March 11, 2020, and where former President George W. Bush addressed Americans the night of the 9/11 terror assault. One social media user said that President Joe Biden intended to address the American public in a similar manner following Iran’s April 13 launch of hundreds of drones and missiles against Israel

Assurance of support for Israel

The statement, “I was really hoping not to see this,” was written with five siren emojis in the message. This is not ideal. As part of Meta’s initiative to dispel misleading information on its News Feed, this post was highlighted. It’s understandable that social media users would have been concerned about Biden giving a speech from the Oval Office, but there’s a problem: the report was untrue. 

The day after Iran attacked Israel, Biden addressed the country from the Oval Office, yet we could not find any media stories about it. In a statement issued on April 13, Biden denounced the assaults and explained how the US military had assisted in defending Israel. “The U.S. military moved aircraft and ballistic missile defense destroyers to the region over the course of the past week,” according to the statement. “Thanks to these deployments and the extraordinary skill of our servicemembers, we helped Israel take down nearly all of the incoming drones and missiles.”

Response to Iran’s actions

The world’s top seven economies, known as the Group of Seven, or G7, will convene, according to Biden, “to coordinate a united diplomatic response to Iran’s brazen attack.” In a statement issued on April 14, the G7 leaders publicly denounced the incident. Biden did not disclose his plans to address the country, and neither the White House website nor its YouTube account include any mention of such an address. In an attempt to defuse the tension, Biden “deliberately kept a low public profile” in the wake of Iran’s assaults against Israel. Although there were discussions about Biden giving a public speech, White House advisors who spoke on the condition of anonymity said there were no imminent preparations for it. A broadcast presidential address “would likely escalate the tensions,” according to two sources cited by Politico on April 14.

Diplomatic initiatives

On June 2, 2023, President Joe Biden delivered a speech to the country from the Oval Office of the White House. The budget agreement that raises the debt ceiling and prevents a U.S. government default was discussed in the address. In June 2023, following Congress’s passage of a bipartisan deal raising the federal borrowing ceiling and preventing the United States from going into default on its debt, Biden delivered his first speech from the Oval Office. After Hamas attacked Israel in October, Biden delivered his second speech from the Oval Office, outlining his reasons for thinking that funding for Israel and Ukraine is vital. 

ActionsPolitical Context
Expressed the deepest condemnation of the attacks.Before the election, Biden’s response to the attack will be keenly observed.
Gave the order for the US military to back Israel’s defense.Biden was chastised by Trump for exhibiting “great weakness”.
Coordinated a unified diplomatic response with the leaders of the G7. Republicans have advocated for strong counter attacks against Iran. 
Interacted with regional peers.Biden pleaded with Congress to approve military funding for Israel.
Was in constant contact with the leaders of Israel.It’s possible that Biden’s erratic backing of Israel in recent months influenced the attack.
Remained on the lookout for any threats and prepared to take the appropriate steps to keep people safe.Analysts said that Biden’s repeated cavalrying to Netanyahu’s whims and demands of Israel was encouraging to Iran.
Biden refrained from speaking to the country from the Oval Office.Biden warned Netanyahu not to take revenge on Iran, reiterating that the West has no intention of intensifying the Middle East crisis.


In conclusion, Two guided-missile destroyers that can intercept drones and approaching missiles were transferred closer to Israel by the US military, along with more personnel and equipment to other locations in the Middle East. Iran launched explosive drones and fired missiles toward Israel, marking its first direct strike on Israeli soil, to the concern of the world community. Following an airstrike on April 1 that was mostly attributed to Israel and damaged Iran’s embassy in Syria, killing 13 people including two senior Iranian generals Tehran has been threatening to attack Israel.


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