Arlington National Cemetery
“The grief is raw," Biden said of Section 60, where America's most recent war dead are buried. "It’s a visceral reminder of the living cost of war.”
"The heroism of Officer Sicknick and the Capitol Police force during the violent insurrection against our Capitol helped save lives," congressional leaders said.
The president's appearance at Arlington National Cemetery was his first public outing for official business in more than a week.
President Trump was scheduled attend honorary ceremonies as America braced for a Memorial Day like no other.
This is the first time President Trump has played golf since he declared the coronavirus a national emergency.
"It’s all about business with Donald Trump and his family. They have no idea what service and sacrifice is," the Gold Star dad said.
The president's eldest son drew fierce backlash for the comparison in his new book.
In an effort to save dwindling space, the Army has proposed new rules that would further restrict who can be interred at the burial ground.
The late senator picked the historic site overlooking the Severn River, not Arlington National Cemetery, where his father and grandfather were buried.
He suggested "those who died would be very happy" about the economy today.