The unique perspective and provocative opinions of Joe O’Neill
“Congratulations, Joe Biden and Kamala Harris. Our two countries are close friends, partners and allies. We share a relationship that’s unique on the world stage. I’m really looking forward to working together and building on that with you both.”—Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.
“I look forward to future cooperation with President Biden. Our transatlantic friendship is irreplaceable if we are to master the great challenges of our time.”—German Chancellor Angela Merkel.
“I think now with President Biden in the White House in Washington, we have the real prospect of American global leadership in tackling climate change. … There is far more that unites the government of this country and government in Washington, any time, any stage, than divides us.”—British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, who knows that he and President-elect Biden still have differences on Brexit.
“I feel like our ancestors are rejoicing.”—U.S. Sen. Cory Booker.
“’Madam Vice President’” is no longer a fictional character.”—Julia Louis-Dreyfus, star of the HBO show “Veep.”
“It is a situation of which experts rightly say it could lead to a constitutional crisis in the U.S. That is something that must certainly worry us very much.”—German DefenseMinister Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer.