100 Days Later, What Has Biden Actually Done?

Published Apr 30 2021 at 1:00 PM GMT
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  • Since taking office on January 20, President Joe Biden hasn"t wasted any time making his mark on the presidency, signing the $1.9 trillion COVID relief bill and issuing a slew of executive orders overturning Trump's draconian immigration policies.
  • On Wednesday night, Biden announced the sweeping, New Deal-like $1.8 trillion American Families Plan "'an unprecedented federal investment in education, childcare, and paid family leave "'which would be paid for by raising taxes on the wealthiest Americans.
  • In that same speech, his first address to Congress, Biden urged Congress to pass the George Floyd Justice In Policing Act by next month, the first anniversary of George Floyd's death.
  • The bill seeks to end certain deadly police techniques at the federal level and improve training, as well as ban no-knock warrants in federal drug cases, end 'qualified immunity", and create a national police misconduct registry.
  • He also urged Congress to act on gun legislation in the wake of multiple mass shootings, specifically calling out the Senate Republicans who are stalling the process.




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  • Published Apr 30, 2021 1:00 PM GMT