Biden condemns racist theory of white supremacy in visit to Buffalo after mass shooting

U.S. president focused his remarks in New York on white supremacy, which he called “a poison … running through our body politic” 

By: - May 17, 2022 6:30 pm
U.S. President Joe Biden

U.S. President Joe Biden gets a hug from a young boy whose father was killed at the Tops market shooting during an event at the Delavan Grider Community Center on May 17, 2022, in Buffalo, New York. The president and first lady placed flowers at a memorial outside of the Tops market and met with families of victims prior to addressing the guests gathered at the community center. (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

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Jacob Fischler
Jacob Fischler

Jacob covers federal policy as a senior reporter for States Newsroom. Based in Oregon, he focuses on Western issues. His coverage areas include climate, energy development, public lands and infrastructure.

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