#Inauguration2021 #biden #trump #nationalguard #Cartoon brought to you by my supporters on #Patreon. Find out more about supporting my work here: https://t.co/vHTShVfv8R pic.twitter.com/PKazC7JGHC … [Read more...] about Trump’s last day: How political cartoonists covered the end of the Trump presidency
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The last four years have been devastating for environmental regulation. The Trump administration dismantled the Clean Power Plan, opened Arctic wilderness for drilling, and, as part of a spree of rollbacks in his last days in office, shrank the protected habitat of the northern spotted owl. Those are just the most visible of the more than 100 rollbacks of environmental rules spearheaded by the administration. Now the Biden administration will start trying to reinstate them. Some of the changes will take years to reverse—and going further will often require votes in the Senate that may not be winnable. But Biden can also begin to repair some of the damage on his first day in office. … [Read more...] about 7 climate actions that Biden could take on his first day
Between some questionable nominations, sketchy math on those $2,000 stimulus checks, and a desire to work hand-in-hand with Republicans (whom the electorate just handed Biden a mandate to work around), all signs point to the new president attempting to turn back the clock to 2013 and pretend that Trump never happened. Throw into the mix a gaudy, star-studded, five-night inauguration celebration, with the theme of “America United,” and we may be off to a misguided start. … [Read more...] about What looking back at Trump’s inauguration tells us about Biden’s presidency
Why does the courtesy exist? Theoretically, it facilitates past presidents in their work of continuing to further America’s interests. For example, a former president traveling abroad would want to know if, say, their dinner host was covertly undermining the United States. He’d also want to know the status of current closed-door negotiations, to be able to support the policies of the current administration. Can’t do that without a briefing. … [Read more...] about Will Trump keep getting intelligence briefings? Who decides?
A “100 Days Masking Challenge” calling on citizens to wear face masks, and requiring them on federal property Halting of the U.S. withdrawal from the World Health Organization, and appointment of Anthony Fauci as head of the U.S. delegation Creation of a new, dedicated COVID-19 Response Coordinator reporting directly to the president Extension of the nationwide moratorium on evictions and foreclosures until March 31 Extension of the suspension of federal student loan interest and payments until September 30 Rejoining of the Paris climate accord Canceling of the Keystone XL pipeline Rescinding of the 1776 Commission, which thwarted schools from teaching a more transparent history curriculum on slavery Broadening of rules against workplace discrimination based on orientation or gender identity Mandatory inclusion of undocumented Americans in U.S. Census counting, and subsequent allocation of congressional representatives Strengthening of Deferred Action for Childhood … [Read more...] about Joe Biden is the president. Here are some executive actions he is expected to take