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    WASHINGTON -- President Joe Biden on Thursday ordered government health insurance markets to reopen for a special sign-up window, offering uninsured Americans a haven as the spread of COVID-19 remains dangerously high and vaccines aren't yet widely available.Biden signed an executive order directing the HealthCare.gov insurance markets to take new applications for subsidized benefits, something Donald Trump's administration had refused to do. He also instructed his administration to consider reversing other Trump health care policies, including curbs on abortion counseling and the imposition of work requirements for low-income people getting Medicaid."There's nothing new that we're doing here other than restoring the Affordable Care Act and restoring Medicaid to the way it was before Trump became president," Biden said as he signed the directives in the Oval Office. He declared he was reversing "my predecessor's attack on women's health."The actions were only the first steps by Biden, who has promised to...
    More On: executive orders Biden to present racial equity plan, sign more executive actions Biden has embraced lunatic ‘critical race theory’ — but you can still fight it HHS pick walks back Biden’s ‘nothing we can do’ on COVID-19 claim Biden quietly embraces far-left ‘critical race theory’ President Biden has signed a record 37 executive actions in his first week in office, and the exact number of executive orders is not known because the Federal Register has not been updated since Jan. 21. With just six days in office under his belt, the 46th commander-in-chief has issued more edicts in his first week than any of his predecessors. Executive orders are legally binding, and as a result, are published in the Federal Register. Executive actions, by contrast, are more often symbolic efforts to enact change. On Tuesday, Biden signed four items, all focused on “racial equity.” The...
    President Joe Biden signed an executive order Monday reversing former President Donald Trump’s ban on transgender people serving in the United States military. “President Biden believes that gender identity should not be a bar to military service, and that America’s strength is found in its diversity,” the White House wrote in a statement announcing the move. “The military is no exception. Allowing all qualified Americans to serve their country in uniform is better for the military and better for the country because an inclusive force is a more effective force. Simply put, it’s the right thing to do and is in our national interest.” WASHINGTON, DC – JAN. 22: U.S. President Joe Biden speaks during an event on economic crisis in the State Dining Room of the White House Jan. 22, 2021 in Washington, DC. President Biden spoke on his administration’s response to the economic crisis that caused by the...
    Only twenty-four hours into his presidency Joe Biden has already taken a big step towards protecting the rights of transgender athletes looking to participate as their identified gender in both high school and college sports. READ MORE: Breonna Taylor grand jurors call for Daniel Cameron’s impeachment in new petition According to reports, Wednesday, Biden made it clear that his administration would be asking federal agencies to enforce last year’s US Supreme Court decision that expands the definition of sex discrimination to also include discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity. U.S. President Joe Biden signs an executive order as Vice President Kamala Harris looks on during an event on economic crisis in the State Dining Room of the White House January 22, 2021 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images) “Children should be able to learn without worrying about whether they will be denied access to...
    President Joe Biden signed an executive order on Thursday that makes face masks mandatory for air travel and other modes of commercial transportation. "We'll be signing an additional executive action to extend masking requirements on interstate travel, like on trains, planes and buses," Biden said in a televised address, made on his first day in office. PRESIDENT BIDEN EXPECTED TO MANDATE MASKS ON PLANES, IN AIRPORTS AS PART OF EXECUTIVE ORDER Shortly after Biden was sworn in as president on Jan. 20, he signed an executive action that made masks and social distancing mandatory on federal property. Biden’s executive orders come nearly one year after the World Health Organization declared the coronavirus a global pandemic. More than 24.5 million Americans have been infected with the novel coronavirus while more than 409,100 Americans have lost their lives to the respiratory illness, according to data from the Johns Hopkins COVID-19 Dashboard. AIRLINE PASSENGER...
    Hours after the inauguration, President Joe Biden signed a number of executive orders, one of which promises the United States’ re-entry into the Paris Climate Accord. In 30 days, rejoining the Agreement will be official. Source: MSNBC/YouTube The Paris Climate Accords was adopted in 2015 in order to curb climate change and keep global warming below 1.5 degrees Celsius by reducing global emissions. The countries involved must implement structural changes to help achieve these goals and pledge to enhance their climate goals every five years. Under the Obama administration, the US promised to reduce emissions 28% from 2005 levels, by 2025. Trump spoke about withdrawing from the Agreement since he was elected, claiming that the Paris Climate Accord put American workers at a disadvantage and benefitted other countries. On November 4th, 2019, Trump submitted a notification to withdraw, which became official one year later, right before the election. This made the United States the...
    President Joe Biden signed a stack of Executive Orders on Wednesday, immediately rolling back some of former President Donald Trump’s top priorities. The president signed three executive orders in front of the press as he sat next to a stack of folders which he intended to sign afterward. “I thought with the state of the nation today, there’s no time to waste,” Biden said, noting that he wanted to “get to work immediately.” There were at least 15 folders stacked on Biden’s desk. Biden signed executive orders mandating masks on federal property, ordering support for underserved communities to ensure equity and equality in health care and other areas, and an order reversing the Trump Administration’s decision to withdraw from the Paris Climate Accord. The president’s press wranglers swiftly escorted the media out of the room after Biden finished his remarks, despite multiple questions from reporters. According to the White House,...
    WASHINGTON -- President Joe Biden has signed a series of executive orders from the Oval Office hours after his inauguration.Biden wore a mask while seated behind the Resolute Desk with a stack of orders early Wednesday evening. He said there was "no time to start like today."The first order Biden signed was related to the coronavirus pandemic. He also signed an order reentering the U.S. into the Paris climate accord.Highlights of actions Biden is taking Wednesday:THE CORONAVIRUS PANDEMICMASK REQUIREMENT: Biden is requiring the use of masks and social distancing in all federal buildings, on federal lands and by federal employees and contractors. Consistently masking up is a practice that science has shown to be effective in preventing the spread of the coronavirus, particularly when social distancing is difficult to maintain.He is challenging all Americans to wear a mask for the first 100 days of his administration. That's a critical period,...
    WASHINGTON -- President Donald Trump on Tuesday signed legislation and an executive order that he said will hold China accountable for its oppressive actions against the people of Hong Kong, then quickly shifted his speech in the Rose Garden into a campaign rally-style broadside against Democratic rival Joe Biden.The legislation and order are part of the Trump administration's offensive against China for what he calls unfair treatment by the rising Asian superpower, which hid details about the human-to-human transition of the coronavirus. The almost daily administration broadsides against China come as Trump is defending his response to the virus, despite a surge in COVID-19 cases, in the United States and as he works to portray Biden, his expected presidential challenger, as weak on China."So Joe Biden and President Obama freely allowed China to pillage our factories, plunder our communities and steal our most precious secrets," Trump said, adding, "I've stopped...
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