Live Updates: Biden Travels to Europe on His First Overseas Trip as President

President Biden boarding Air Force One at Joint Base Andrews, Md., on Wednesday.
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President Biden, in his first trip abroad since taking office, arrives in Europe today with a daunting agenda: Reassure allies that the hostility of the Trump years was a momentary aberration in U.S. policy, coax them toward coordinated policies on Russia, China, global warming and the coronavirus, and then confront Vladimir V. Putin of Russia.

It would be a formidable set of challenges in the easiest of times. These are not those times.

Mr. Biden is fighting to pursue his domestic agenda, including a trillion-dollar infrastructure spending plan, with razor-thin Democratic control of Congress and determined Republican opposition. The United…

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