Promises President Biden kept and broke in his first 100 days

Promises President Biden kept and broke in his first 100 days

The first 100 days is a somewhat arbitrary, if traditional milestone in a presidency, but it’s one President Biden has embraced and even incorporated into his own goal-setting. Mr. Biden took office under difficult circumstances, during a deadly pandemic and as millions of Americans still harbored doubts that he had won the election. He made a number of promises centered on restoring normalcy to American life and rolling back actions taken by his predecessor, including a realignment of U.S. foreign policy priorities. He has kept some promises, such as reentering the Paris climate agreement, broken others, and made some progress but not yet accomplished all of his early goals. Here’s a status check on the key promises he made . Establish "police oversight board" in the first 100 days: Not kept As a candidate, Mr. Biden pledged in the days after George Floyd’s death to form a national police oversight board in his first 100 days in office, if elected. But the White House announced earlier this month it would not create the oversight board. After talking with civil rights groups, the White House said it had concluded the most effective way to address the issues at hand would be to pass the proposed George Floyd Justice in Policing Act into law. The police reform bill is currently being discussed by Democratic and Republican leaders on Capitol Hill. Biden’s First 100 Days More Promises President Biden kept and broke in his first 100 days What Biden will say in […]

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