President Joe Biden called for Congress to quickly take action to enact legislation that bans assault weapons and high-capacity ammunition magazines, along with closing loopholes in the background check system, attempting to put new momentum behind gun-control efforts only just hours after a mass shooting in Boulder, Colorado grocery store left 10 dead.
White House press secretary Jen Psaki on Monday mocked a reporter inquire on thousands of recently laid off fossil fuel workers thanks to President Biden executive order that immediately shut down the construction go the Keystone XL pipeline, giving a snide response when asked about the expectation of the new “green job” employment replacement.
President Biden has signed a blizzard of executive orders since taking office on January 20. With a few strokes of a pen, Biden reversed a slew of policies from former President Donald Trump, with a goal to completely erase the legacy of his predecessor.
President Biden in his latest wave of daily executive action said he is rescinding the Trump administration’s “harmful” ban on diversity and sensitivity training in the federal government and will also be “abolishing” former President Trump’s “offensive counter-factual” 1776 commission on “patriotic education.”
President Biden signed an executive order Monday aimed at promoting the “Buy American” agenda he campaigned on last year, which seeks to bolster U.S. manufacturing through the federal procurement process.
President Biden is starting his full official week of his presidency with another new wave of planned executive orders and actions aimed at further dismantling many policies put into place by former President Trump as well as fulfilling key campaign promises from racial equity and climate change.