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Politics Richmond says Biden will put a 'down payment' on big policy goals in first 100 days

23:11  21 january  2021
23:11  21 january  2021 Source:   politico.com

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Putting a down payment on racial equity, on climate, on immigration. … In 100 days , people will know that Joe Biden and Kamala Harris have been busting their rear ends on behalf of the American people and not themselves.” On Thursday, his first full day in office, Biden is expected to sign 10

Biden 's First 100 Days : Here's What To Expect. Biden has said that on his first day as president he will produce comprehensive immigration legislation that creates a As the first step in a set of goals addressing prison reform and crime prevention, Biden says he will quickly push Congress to

White House senior adviser Cedric Richmond on Thursday offered few benchmarks by which the American people should judge the opening months of the Biden administration, beyond pledging 100 million coronavirus vaccinations and a “down payment” on various broad policy areas.

a man wearing a suit and tie: President Joe Biden greets Rep. Cedric Richmond as he arrives at Columbus Airport in Columbus, Ga. © Andrew Harnik/AP Photo President Joe Biden greets Rep. Cedric Richmond as he arrives at Columbus Airport in Columbus, Ga.

“Over the next 100 days, we know what our challenges are,” Richmond, director of the White House Office of Public Engagement, told POLITICO Playbook in an interview. “A hundred million vaccinations. Wrapping our arms around this pandemic. Putting a down payment on racial equity, on climate, on immigration. … And investing back into the American infrastructure, the American people.”

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Biden has pledged to oversee administering 100 million Covid-19 vaccinations in his first 100 days in office, which transition officials say is still a Biden wants Congress to pass another trillion Covid-19 relief package, calling the previous efforts a " down payment ." Biden 's plan includes ,400 per

That slows you down .” “The big question is: What kind of Republican support would Biden get, especially in the Senate?” Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden 's possible first 100 days in office would be slowed by some Washington norms not even Donald Trump could shatter, insiders say .

“Those are the things that we know we’re going to be judged on and do,” he said. “I can’t tell you — you know, quantify how many bills, how many executive actions, all of those things. But this is what I will tell you. In 100 days, people will know that Joe Biden and Kamala Harris have been busting their rear ends on behalf of the American people and not themselves.”


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Since his swearing-in on Wednesday, President Joe Biden has signed a spate of executive orders aimed at undoing some of former President Donald Trump’s most controversial actions — including the so-called Muslim travel ban, the withdrawal from the Paris climate accord and the approval of the Keystone XL pipeline.

On Thursday, his first full day in office, Biden is expected to sign 10 more executive orders focused on the U.S. coronavirus response and the ongoing economic crisis. Biden, joined by Harris, will also deliver remarks from the White House on the pandemic.

The address comes as Biden administration officials have complained on Thursday about what they describe as an insufficient or nonexistent vaccine distribution plan left over by the Trump administration that could impede their goal of inoculating 100 million Americans over the next 100 days.

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