The Biden administration says it will hit the ground running with a slew of executive orders on Day One.
President-elect Joe Biden's incoming chief of staff said in a memo to reporters that Biden will cap a busy day of inauguration pageantry by using the powers of his new office to push policy changes on housing, student loans, climate change and immigration.
The executive actions to be taken on Wednesday include rejoining the Paris climate accords, reversing a travel ban on several majority Muslim countries, extending a pause on federal student loan payments, halting evictions and foreclosures, as well as mandating masks in inter-state travel and on federal property.
Most of the measures are a reversal of policies Trump pursued and do not require congressional action.
But Biden will also unveil a long-expected immigration proposal that would provide a pathway to citizenship for millions of undocumented immigrants that does require congressional action.
That measure, as well as Biden’s recent proposal for $1.9 trillion in spending on COVID vaccinations and economic stimulus, face uphill battles in a Congress narrowly controlled by Biden’s fellow Democrats.
Incoming chief of staff Ron Klain said a broader set of executive orders will come in the days after inauguration.
Those measures include expanding COVID-19 testing and directing the government to favor American-made goods.
CNN’s Dana Bash says that Sen. Ron Johnson (R-WI) is doing everything in his power to delay President Joe Biden’s Covid-19 stimulus relief bill because Johnson believes that fighting Biden’s agenda will help get him reelected.
CNN’s Chris Cuomo talks with American Federation of Teachers President Randi Weingarten about the importance of getting kids back to in-person learning at school, and President Biden’s announcement that the US will have enough vaccine doses for every adult by the end of May.
The U.S. House of Representatives canceled its planned Thursday session, after the Capitol Police warned on Wednesday that a militia group could be plotting to breach the building that was subjected to a deadly attack on Jan. 6. Gloria Tso reports.
Stuck in Mexico for nearly a year under the Trump administration’s “Remain in Mexico” policy, asylum seeker Nicholas was finally able to cross into the United States, thanks to an executive order from President Joe Biden.
Officials in President Joe Biden's administration tried to head off Republican concerns that his $1.9 trillion pandemic relief proposal was too expensive on a Sunday call with Republican and Democratic lawmakers. Libby Hogan reports.
[NFA] Dr. Deborah Birx, the White House coronavirus response coordinator under President Donald Trump, told CBS's Face the Nation that Trump was given 'parallel data streams' from another source on the COVID-19 pandemic and that Trump presented graphs she never made. This report produced by Yahaira Jacquez.
Incoming Biden chief of staff Ron Klain tells CNN’s Jake Tapper that he will look for a recommendation from intelligence professionals on whether to provide soon-to-be former President Trump with classified briefings after he leaves office.
The Winter Olympics in Beijing are under growing calls for a boycott because of China’s policy on the Uyghurs and other Muslim minorities in the western region of Xinjiang, policy that the US government has deemed “genocide.” Beijing has vehemently denied such accusations and lashed out at what it calls the politicization of sports. Now one of America’s most prominent Olympians, skier Mikaela Shiffrin, tells CNN she should not have to choose between her morals and her job.
Chinese Community staged a car rally against Communist Party of China in city of Burlington, Ontario, Canada on Feb. 21. The Car rally went all across Malls and Shopping Plaza to aware Canadians about the danger of Communist Party of China. The banners on all cars were waving with Slogans "China Lied, People Died". On the following day, Canada's parliament passed a non-binding motion on Monday saying China's treatment of the Uighur Muslim minority in the Xinjiang region constitutes genocide, putting pressure on Liberal Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's government to follow suit.
Cafe Karvaan lies in the middle of a Muslim ghetto in Delhi's Jamia Nagar. The aesthetically done up space is just one month old and fast becoming a hub for culture, conversation and some cofee or chai, whichever is your preference. The founders of the quaintlittle terrace space want to change the perception of a Muslim ghetto and make it place for people from all walks of life to meet.
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CNN’s Erin Burnett reacts to an opinion article published by former Vice President Mike Pence that made claims about what happened in the 2020 election and was filled with attacks on a Democratic elections reform bill known as HR 1.
[NFA] U.S. states across the nation from Michigan, Louisiana, Texas, Massachusetts and Mississippi are loosening or lifting COVID-19 restrictions as reported infections are on the decline, but health officials are strongly warning against it. Colette Luke has more.
Pentagon officials took more than three hours to approve a request by the U.S. Capitol Police for National Guard troops to back up police under attack by rioters at the Capitol on Jan. 6, a military commander told a Senate hearing Wednesday. This report produced by Chris Dignam.
Democratic leaders in Texas are criticizing the governor’s decision to end the mask mandate and open businesses up to full capacity. Health officials have warned it could lead to another surge. CNN’s Lucy Kafanov reports from Houston with the latest.
After emerging victorious in Gujarat municipal corporation and zila panchayat elections, Union Minister Prakash Javadekar held a press conference on March 03. Stating number comparison between results of 2015 and 2021 elections, Javadekar said that Congress has been completely wiped off. "Last week in Gujarat MCD elections over 6 seats, and BJP emerged victorious on all seats. But the results that came out yesterday for over 31 district panchayat, which basically includes voters who belong to villages and are farmers. Last time in 2015, Congress won 22 district panchayat seats and BJP was at 9. But this time, BJP has won all 31 seats and Congress has been wiped out completely. BJP has won 80% seats out of 979," said Prakash Javadekar.
The Aam Aadmi Party has bagged four of five seats in the Municipal Corporation bye-elections including Kalyanpuri, Rohini-C, Shalimar Bagh (North), and Trilokpuri. Congress won the Chauhan Banger ward. Aam Aadmi Party workers have been celebrating the party’s big win in the municipal bye-elections.
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Aam Aadmi Party won in four wards and Congress won in one ward of five bye-elections to the Municipal Corporation. AAP workers celebrated the win by raising slogans, distributing sweets. AAP won in Kalyanpuri, Rohini-C, Shalimar Bagh (North), and Trilokpuri. Congress on the other hand, won the Chauhan Banger ward.
TV presenter Chris Kamara has urged people from black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) communities to get the Covid-19 vaccine.The Sky Sports analyst said he was “feeling great” after getting his first jab and hoped it would accelerate a return to normal life.The 63-year-old said he understands why some people in minority communities may be reluctant to have the vaccination, and revealed that his Sierra Leone-born father was hesitant about needles.
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With the 2nd phase of vaccination being kicked off in India from March 1st, designated inoculation centres are brimming with people waiting to get the jab. We visited Max Smart Super Speciality Hospital in Saket to show you what to expect.
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As second phase of vaccination of COVID-19 is underway in India, Delhi Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal took the first dose of COVID-19 vaccine at Tirath Ram Shah Hospital. Union Tourism Minister Prahlad Singh Patel also received the first dose on March 04 in Delhi.