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Just after being sworn in, the new US President Joe Biden is reversing Donald Trump’s policies by signing 15 executive actions, principally targeting pandemic and climate change. Joe Biden, now America’s 46th President, said there is “no time to waste” as he referenced America’s battle with Covid-19.

“Some of the executive actions I’m going to be signing today are going to help change the course of the COVID crisis, we’re going to combat climate change in a way that we haven’t done so far and advance racial equity and support other underserved communities. These are just all starting points.”

Among his initiatives, President Biden signed a mask mandate for those on federal property and federal employees. He also signed an order to designate a new White House office to coordinate the response to Covid-19 while halting the process of withdrawing from the World Health Organisation. His press secretary, Jen Psaki, says his quick actions were just the beginning of many changes.

“The Day One plans were just the start of a flurry of executive actions Biden would take soon after entering office. In the coming days and weeks, we will be announcing additional executive actions that confront these challenges and deliver on the president-elect’s promises.”

President Biden signed documents to begin the process of rejoining the Paris climate accord, including revoking the permit that was granted by former President Trump to the Keystone XL oil pipeline.

President Biden stopped Donald Trump’s emergency declaration that funded the border wall’s construction and ended travel bans on some majority-Muslim countries. It was reported that he will also reverse the ban on transgenders joining the military and reverse a policy that blocks US funding for abortion programs overseas.

He also asked to extend a moratorium on housing evictions until the end of March and on student loan payments until the end of September.

SOURCE: Thai PBS World

 

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    Bill Sweeney

    Thursday, January 21, 2021 at 12:26 pm

    Why would the US government be wasting tax payer money on abortion programs overseas. I dont think US citizens want their tax dollars being sent to overseas programs. The same with the Paris and WHO. Biden needs to ask for congress to approve him spending our money. it is not his money he is spending. He is more full of himself than Trump was. Trump tried to save money, Biden just wants to give it all away to orgs outside of the USA.

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      David Macarelli

      Friday, January 22, 2021 at 9:19 pm

      Trump spent money like a drunken sailed. Please. If you are going to comment, stay informed.

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      Jesse

      Saturday, January 23, 2021 at 9:09 am

      Hi Bill, What have you been smoking mate? Trump never cared about any people, only the ultra white rich folks & his family. Get a grip & turn off Fix News!

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    MikeA

    Thursday, January 21, 2021 at 1:40 pm

    So in other words.. America will become the world’s bitch again under Biden.. too funny..

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      Jesse

      Saturday, January 23, 2021 at 9:11 am

      Good one mate. Too many people stuck on Fox News!

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    Barry Betts

    Thursday, January 21, 2021 at 2:49 pm

    Mark my words on this day my friends USA is doomed now Biden and his puppet are in power. The American people who voted for them have nothing to complain about when it all goes wrong!!!!

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      Jesse

      Saturday, January 23, 2021 at 9:15 am

      So are you saying Trump was perfect? I’ve never seen a President who had so many of his close friends put in jail.

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    James Pate

    Thursday, January 21, 2021 at 4:51 pm

    I support every new president, whether I voted for him or not. My parents raised me better than the parents of those domestic terrorists who stormed the Capitol. Best wishes to Mr. Biden and Ms. Harris!

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      Don jones

      Friday, January 22, 2021 at 8:10 pm

      How about the weeks of rioting by BLM (Burn Loot and Murder)and Soros sponsored Antifa

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      Don jones

      Friday, January 22, 2021 at 8:13 pm

      Biden is just a temp puppet for the hard left till the Harris horror takes charge

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        Jesse

        Saturday, January 23, 2021 at 9:19 am

        They should have been stopped!

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        Jesse

        Saturday, January 23, 2021 at 9:21 am

        Please turn off Fix News & get some other view points.

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      Jesse

      Saturday, January 23, 2021 at 9:17 am

      Good on ya’ mate.

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    RA

    Friday, January 22, 2021 at 8:49 am

    I am one Republican that’s ecstatic that Trump is gone, hopefully for good. Trump was a stain on the office. I watched, for my first time, a full inauguration in joy of his defeat.

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      Jesse

      Saturday, January 23, 2021 at 9:23 am

      Trump’s foul, insulting & treating mouth got him where his is today. He’s a poor excuse of a human being.

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    dispensed

    Friday, January 22, 2021 at 9:27 am

    Took him one day to break his own rules. He should be arrested for not wearing a mask on federal property.

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      Jesse

      Saturday, January 23, 2021 at 9:26 am

      And we all know that Trump never did that. But, he did lie to all the American people about the virus. Why? Because he only cares about money first

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