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A timeline of the presidency of Joe Biden beginning from his inauguration as president of the United States on January 20, 2021.

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A timeline of the presidency of Joe Biden beginning from his inauguration as president of the United States on January 20, 2021.

Jan 21, 2021, Thu ...

  • ten executive orders related to the country’s COVID-19 response
  • Fauci announces that the US will rejoin WHO
  • proposes 5-year extension of nuke treaty

Jan 20, 2021, Wed ...

  • Take the Oath of Office
  • Proclaims a National Day of Unity
  • Rejoins the Paris Agreement
  • Cancels the Keystone XL pipeline
  • Directs agencies to review and reverse more than 100 Trump actions on the environment
  • Halt funding for the border wall
  • Repeal the travel ban from Muslim-majority countries
  • Extend the pause on federal student loans through September 30, 2021
Jul 20, 2021, Tue ...
Biden to nominate Jonathan Kanter to lead DOJ Antitrust Division
President Joe Biden announced Tuesday that he will nominate progressive favorite Jonathan Kanter to lead the Justice Department's Antitrust Division.
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Jul 19, 2021, Mon ...
Garland bars prosecutors from seizing reporters' records
WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Merrick Garland on Monday formally prohibited federal prosecutors from seizing the records of journalists in leak investigations, with limited exceptions, reversing years of department policy.
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Jul 09, 2021, Fri ...
Biden Issues Executive Order on Right to Repair | WIRED
A sweeping new presidential directive includes, among other things, an initiative to secure consumers’ right to repair their own devices.
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Biden fires holdover head of Social Security Administration
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden on Friday fired the commissioner of Social Security after the official refused to resign, and accepted the deputy commissioner's resignation, the White House said.
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Jul 06, 2021, Tue ...
Meet the Consulting Firm That’s Staffing the Biden Administration - The American Prospect
WestExec represented major corporations throughout the Trump years. Now it’s in the White House.
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Jul 01, 2021, Thu ...
Women in the Biden White House earn 99 cents for every $1 earned by men
The Biden White House has the narrowest wage gap since the country started tracking it in 1995, according to salary data released Thursday.
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May 30, 2021, Sun ...
Biden’s $6 trillion budget proposal would rebuild America’s infrastructure and social safety net - Vox
President Joe Biden’s fiscal year 2022 budget, released on Friday, lays out an ambitious plan for the country. It calls for just over $6 trillion in total spending in the coming fiscal year and reimagines how — and for whom — the Amer...
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White House gives GOP 1 week to reach deal on infrastructure
WASHINGTON (AP) — Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg said Sunday time is running short for a bipartisan deal on infrastructure, indicating that President Joe Biden will look to act without Republican support if there is no consensus...
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May 27, 2021, Thu ...
Justice Department Shot Through With Corporate Influence - The American Prospect
New disclosures from acting officials Brian Boynton and Elizabeth Prelogar show a mountain of big-business clients.
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Apr 12, 2021, Mon ...
Biden Names Chris Inglis to Be First National Cyber Director - The New York Times
Chris Inglis will be nominated to the new post as the president fills out his cybersecurity team and the U.S. considers responses to recent attacks.
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Jan 26, 2021, Tue ...
McConnell allows Senate power-sharing deal to advance after fight with Democrats over filibuster - CNNPolitics
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell announced Monday that he will allow the 50-50 Senate to officially organize so Democrats can take control of key committees in the chamber after a weeklong battle with Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schu...
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Jan 25, 2021, Mon ...
Biden more bullish on vaccines, open to 1.5M daily shot goal
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden on Monday appeared to boost his goal for coronavirus vaccinations in his first 100 days in office, suggesting the nation could soon be injecting 1...
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Jan 24, 2021, Sun ...
Readout of President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. Call with President Emmanuel Macron of France | The White House
President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. spoke today with President Emmanuel Macron of France to express his desire to strengthen bilateral ties with our oldest
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Biden to restrict travel with South Africa, U.K., Brazil to slow new Covid strains
President Joe Biden will sign a travel ban Monday on most non-U.S. citizens entering the country who were recently in South Africa, where a new strain of Covid-19 has been identified.
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Jan 23, 2021, Sat ...
Readout of President Joseph R. Biden Call with Prime Minister Boris Johnson of the United Kingdom | The White House
President Joseph R. Biden spoke today with Prime Minister Boris Johnson of the United Kingdom. The President
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Jan 22, 2021, Fri ...
Senate Republicans throw cold water on Biden's immigration proposal
The resistance includes Marco Rubio and Lindsey Graham, the two remaining GOP authors of the "Gang of Eight" overhaul in 2013.
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Jan 21, 2021, Thu ...
  • ten executive orders related to the country’s COVID-19 response
  • Fauci announces that the US will rejoin WHO
  • proposes 5-year extension of nuke treaty
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Biden administration to seek five-year extension on key nuclear arms treaty in first foray with Russia - The Washington Post
While engaging in negotiations, the president is also preparing to impose new costs on Russia pending an intelligence assessment and is ruling out a “reset” in relations with Moscow, senior officials said.
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Biden To End Ban On Funding Groups That Provide Abortions Abroad : President Biden Takes Office : NPR
In a move requested by abortion rights advocates, Biden is preparing to overturn the Mexico City Policy, which prohibits U.S. aid to groups that provide or refer for abortion in other countries.
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This is Biden's seven-point plan for tackling the pandemic | MIT Technology Review
The plan is a distillation of a 200-page strategy document, some of which have already started to be put into action through executive orders.
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Jan 20, 2021, Wed ...
  • Take the Oath of Office
  • Proclaims a National Day of Unity
  • Rejoins the Paris Agreement
  • Cancels the Keystone XL pipeline
  • Directs agencies to review and reverse more than 100 Trump actions on the environment
  • Halt funding for the border wall
  • Repeal the travel ban from Muslim-majority countries
  • Extend the pause on federal student loans through September 30, 2021
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Biden restores ties with the World Health Organization
The Biden administration announced that Dr. Anthony S. Fauci, the nation’s top infectious disease expert, would be the head of the U.S. delegation to the agency’s executive board. Dr. Fauci will begin that role with a meeting this week.
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Executive actions: Here's what Biden signed on Inauguration Day - CNNPolitics
Joe Biden plans to take 17 executive actions in the first hours of his presidency Wednesday, signing a flurry of executive orders, memoranda and directives to agencies implementing his first moves to address the coronavirus pandemic and und...
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