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Weekend Reads Biden promises series of executive orders as soon as he takes office, Washington on high alert

15:20  17 january  2021
15:20  17 january  2021 Source:   nouvelobs.com

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The series of actions on issues from climate to health and immigration would come soon after the president-elect is sworn in Jan. President-elect Joe Biden is planning to quickly sign a series of executive orders after being sworn into office on Jan.

WASHINGTON — President-elect Joseph R. Biden Jr. is poised to unleash a series of executive actions In the first hours after he takes the oath of office on the West Front of the Capitol at noon on Jan. He has said he will restore the rights of government workers to unionize. He has promised to

  Biden promet une série de décrets dès son arrivée à la présidence, Washington en état d’alerte © Copyright 2021, The Obs

Joe Biden has pledged to sign a series of executive orders on day one of his presidency while that the police were mobilizing across the United States for the transition of Wednesday January 20 .

Climate change, pandemic, economic crisis, racial and social injustices in the United States "are all crises which require urgent action", declared Saturday January 16 his future chief of staff, Ron Klain, for whom Joe Biden wants act quickly "to restore America's place in the world." "President-elect Biden will act, not only to repair the most serious damage of the Trump administration, but also to allow the country to move forward," he commented, citing in particular his intention to re-engage states -United in the Paris climate agreement.

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President-elect Biden is planning to sign several executive orders on day one of his presidency, incoming chief of He ’s also promised to send a bill to Congress to create a pathway to citizenship for the nation’s Dreamers Biden will take the oath of office Wednesday after a whirlwind lame-duck

He would soon take down the Main Stream Media. “I’m drafting an Executive Order to take the following propaganda media Biden couldn’t be inaugurated anyway because of the Insurrection Act that demanded Trump remain in office As soon as I read the headline, I knew Judy was behind this.

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At the same time, massive security measures were being put in place in Washington but also in the capitals of the various states of the country in the face of fears of violence on the part of supporters of outgoing President Donald Trump on inauguration day.

A 1.9 trillion dollar plan

The challenges facing Joe Biden are numerous, with the country approaching the threshold of 400,000 deaths from Covid-19, which seems to be spreading out of control with well beyond a million new cases observed per week. The economy has been hit hard by the pandemic, with the loss of 10 million jobs since its onset.

Joe Biden this week unveiled a new plan of 1.9 trillion dollars, supposed to get the United States out of its worst crisis since the 1930s, and which will be followed in the coming weeks by an investment plan to revive the 'economy. Checks to families, funds to reopen schools, money to speed up tests and vaccines, cash for small businesses, or even more food aid: the measures must respond to the emergency, and prevent the country from sinking further into the crisis.

Kenney urges Biden to 'show respect for Canada' and sit down to talk before cancelling Keystone XL

  Kenney urges Biden to 'show respect for Canada' and sit down to talk before cancelling Keystone XL Alberta Premier Jason Kenney wants U.S. president-elect Joe Biden to give the Canadian government a chance to make the case for building the Keystone XL pipeline. Kenney will seek legal damages if reports are true that Biden plans to scrap the pipeline expansion project on his first day as U.S. president, the premier said Monday. "We hope president-elect Biden will show respect for Canada and will sit down and at the very least talk to us," Kenney said.

Incoming presidents traditionally move swiftly to sign an array of executive actions when they take office . The opening salvo would herald a 10-day blitz of executive actions as Mr Biden seeks to act swiftly to redirect the country in the wake of Donald Trump’s presidency without waiting for Congress.

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The elected president plans to extend the moratorium on evictions and foreclosures, linked to the pandemic. To speed up the immunization of Americans, it is also counting on local vaccination centers, enhanced cooperation between the federal government and the states, and more prevention campaigns.

The 46th President of the United States will issue a decree making it compulsory to wear a mask in premises and areas dependent on the federal state, as well as when traveling between states.

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Another measure included in the dozen decrees announced, the lifting of the ban on entry into the United States targeting nationals of several countries, mainly Muslim majority, promulgated a few days only after Donald Trump took office in January 2017.

The passage of first measures by decree will prevent the new head of state from going through Congress and in particular the Senate, which could have to devote itself to Donald Trump's impeachment procedure.

Environment Minister Says Canada-U.S. Opportunities Are ‘Bigger’ Than Keystone XL

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He has promised to unify the country, a brutal task that will require him to manage the expectations of the left wing of his own party and the anger of defeated The Washington Post reported Saturday on a flurry of executive actions Biden has planned for his first days in office — most already announced

He told CNN he believed there would be a "significant reduction" in Covid-19 cases if every American wore a face Mr Biden also said he would order masks to be worn in all government buildings. Mr Biden is preparing to take office as pharmaceutical giants are poised to ship millions of doses of

Man arrested near Capitol

In reaction to the assault on Capitol by pro-Trump supporters on January 6, Washington has in recent days taken on the appearance of an entrenched camp with its concrete blocks and barbed wire.

A heavily armed man was arrested there on Friday as he tried to pass one of the many checkpoints near the Capitol, where Joe Biden will be sworn in in a few days. Police recovered a loaded handgun and more than 500 rounds of ammunition in the individual's possession. On his white pick-up, several stickers defending the right to carry weapons: "If they come to pick up your weapons, shoot them your bullets first. "

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Usually, the inauguration ceremony is an opportunity for hundreds of thousands of Americans to flock to the capital every four years, snatching up all kinds of derivative products bearing the effigy of their president. , before watching him take the oath on the steps of the Capitol. But the party will have a special taste this year: the "National Mall", the huge esplanade at the foot of the Capitol, will be closed to the public. Only duly accredited persons will be allowed to enter the area and it is likely that the number of soldiers patrolling the capital will exceed that of spectators on the spot.

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It's time to let Keystone XL go, ambassador says .
Canada’s ambassador to the United States says there’s no chance of President Joe Biden walking back his decision to kill the Keystone XL pipeline — so she’s turning her attention to other pressing bilateral issues. "It's obviously very disappointing for Albertans and people in Saskatchewan who are already in a difficult situation," Kirsten Hillman said in an interview airing Saturday on CBC's The House. "But I think that we need to now focus on moving forward with this administration, and there are so many ways in which we are going to be aligned with them to our mutual interest that I'm eager to to get going on that.

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