WILMINGTON, DELAWARE - JANUARY 08: U.S. President-elect Joe Biden delivers remarks after he announced cabinet nominees that will round out his economic team, including secretaries of commerce and labor, at The Queen theater on January 08, 2021 in Wilmington, Delaware. Biden announced he is nominating Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo as his commerce secretary, Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh his labor secretary and Isabel Guzman, a former Obama administration official, as head of the Small Business Administration. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Last week it was Carol Baskin, this week North Carolina welcomes another visitor, this time President Joe Biden. President Joe Biden is set to visit North Carolina today. The President is making an appearance in Raleigh this afternoon in an effort to increase vaccination rates in the state. He will visit the Green Road Community Center vaccination site where he will meet with front-line workers as well as volunteers. Biden is expected to arrive at 4:50 pm and speak around 5:15 pm. The speech will be streamed online Biden’s speech will be streamed online. You can watch the remarks at whitehouse.gov/live.

Biden’s initial goal of having 70% of Americans vaccinated by July 4th appears that it will not be successful.

Air Force One is scheduled to arrive at Raleigh-Durham International Airport at 3:30 p.m. and fly out of RDU at 6:35 p.m.

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