President Joe Biden developed his administration’s approach to tackle the COVID-19 crisis on Thursday when he signed the second round of executive orders and other directives aimed at pandemics.
“For the past year, we have not been able to rely on the federal government to act with the necessary urgency, concentration and coordination, and we have seen the tragic cost of that failure.” Biden said.
“We are in a national emergency and it’s time to treat it like the United States with national planning,” he added.
During his remarks, the new president called on people to go and read the White House website. Plans for his administration For dealing with the crisis through enforcement and other measures.
Biden’s move the day after him On behalf of former President Donald Trump The White House has begun reviewing the federal government’s response to the COVID-19 crisis.
The White House said earlier Thursday that Biden would sign 10 executive orders and other orders to fight the pandemic.
Thursday’s orders were aimed at expanding the COVID test, leading to new guidance for safe reopening of school, face masks at airports and other modes of transportation, and before leaving for the United States. Some of them needed to be tested for international travelers.
There was also a directive to start a vaccination campaign with the following goals: 100 million shots in 100 days And 100 Federal Immunization Centers a Month, And a memorandum of understanding on increased federal repayments to the state for personal protective equipment and National Guard.
Following his remarks, Biden was asked by reporters if his goal of 100 million vaccinations in 100 days was below his goal.
“When I announced it, you all said it was impossible. Come on, take a break,” the president replied.
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“We are in a national emergency and it’s time to treat it like one,” Biden says when signing an executive order.
http://www.marketwatch.com/news/story.asp?guid=%7B21005575-02D4-D4B5-4572-D2188AB7FF4B%7D&siteid=rss&rss=1 “We are in a national emergency and it’s time to treat it like one,” Biden says when signing an executive order.