Forget About ‘100 Days.’ These Are the 10 Days That Will Define Biden’s Presidency.

Joe Biden knows he has to work harder and faster than any president since Franklin Delano Roosevelt To restore the confidence of the American people in a government that his predecessor had rendered inoperable in the face of a pandemic, he turned against Americans calling for racial justice and eventually attacked by telling his followers to shut down the Capitol on Jan. 6 storm. Biden recognized his responsibility an inaugural address It says: “We will move forward with speed and urgency because we have a lot to do this winter full of dangers and significant opportunities.” A lot to fix, a lot to restore, a lot to cure, a lot to build, and a lot to gain. ”

The American presidency has the largest bullying pulpit in the world, and Biden seized it on a snowy Wednesday when he became the 46th president of a nation that lost more than 400,000 of its own to a deadly virus and suffered the worst economic downturn since the Great Depression . “I ask every American to join me on this. We are joining together to fight the enemies we face: anger, resentment and hatred, extremism, lawlessness, violence, disease, unemployment and hopelessness, ”Biden said on Wednesday. He promised, “With oneness we can do great things, important things. We can correct injustice. We can get people to work in good jobs. We can educate our children in safe schools. We can overcome the deadly virus. We can reward work, rebuild the middle class, and ensure health care for all. We can create racial justice and restore America to be the leader for good in the world. ”

There was a certain amount of poetry in Biden’s speech and in the moment of transition.

But at such a dangerous point, words must be balanced with actions. Biden realized this reality by acting on his first day – through executive ordinances and agency guidelines – as no president before him in the executive office’s 232-year history. He started by doing what Trump had never done: make the fight against Covid-19 a government and nation’s first priority. Trump’s criminally negligent response to the pandemic drew an overwhelming reprimand to the American people who ousted the 45th president from office in November. This gave Biden the highest percentage of votes for a challenger to an incumbent president since the FDR defeated Herbert Hoover in the Great Depression election of 1932.

Roosevelt defined our modern understanding of an activist presidency. But the 32nd President didn’t issue his first executive order –a personnel clarification– until days after taking office. Biden immediately moved Issued 17 orders and instructions during his first few hours in the office. He also signaled that he would approve a number of additional measures over the next 10 days.

This was the main signal of his inauguration day – more important than the speeches or the songs – as Biden kept his promise that “the will of the people was heard and the will of the people was heeded.” The orders that Biden made on Wednesday were called “Snowstorm. ” Well!


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