President Biden is set to face the nation from his Oval Office tonight, Thursday, October 19, 2023. The White House revealed that the 46th President of the United States will address the recent Hamas attacks against Israel and the ongoing war in Ukraine, in a widely televised broadcast that will interrupt regularly scheduled programming.
In the wake of escalating conflicts and international tensions, President Biden’s address holds immense significance. These issues have garnered global attention and are of great importance to both domestic and international audiences. The White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre said in a statement of the programming:
"“Tomorrow [Oct. 19], President Biden will address the nation to discuss our response to Hamas’ terrorist attacks against Israel and Russia’s ongoing brutal war against Ukraine.”"
If you’re curious about what time the address will air and how you can watch it live, you are in the right place. Read on ahead to find out all the details so you don’t miss a single moment of the Presidential broadcast.
What time will President Biden address the nation?
As well as revealing the agenda of the Presidential address, the official statement from the White House disclosed that the address is scheduled to air at 8 p.m. Eastern Time (ET) / 5 p.m. Pacific Time (PT).
For viewers eager to tune in, you can watch the Presidential broadcast live on all major news networks, including ABC, CBS, Fox, and NBC. Additionally, popular cable news channels like CNN and MSNBC are expected to carry the event.
International viewers interested in watching President Biden’s address can check their local news channels or international news outlets for possible coverage. Alternatively, you can explore streaming options on the White House website and various social media streams, which may provide a live stream of the event. YouTube is another accessible platform where you can catch the address as it unfolds.
Rest assured, there are various viewing options to ensure you don’t miss a moment of this significant address!