Here are the key priorities of Biden’s first 100 days in office

Biden’s agenda for his first 100 days in office will, according to both those close to him and outside groups in contact with his top aides, center on two key avenues of action:

The passage of a broad economic aid package
A series of executive actions aimed at advancing his priorities where legislation is not necessary.

Containing the Covid-19 pandemic, launching an economic recovery and tackling racial inequality are his most urgent priorities, transition officials say.

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CDC ready for Biden transition: ‘This is what we’ve been waiting for’

Leadership at the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, beset by a Trump White House that was harshly critical of the agency coronavirus response, are anticipating the Biden transition team and the change a new administration will bring, senior health officials tell CNN. 

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‘Blood On His Hands’: Mary Trump Says Her Uncle Must Be Held To Account

Mary Trump, the estranged niece of President Donald Trump, said on Wednesday that her uncle is in a situation he doesn’t know how to handle.

“Donald has never been in a situation he couldn’t cheat, lie, steal or buy his way out of,” she told CNN’s Don Lemon. 

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US coronavirus cases break global daily record, and experts warn it will only get worse

The total number of Covid-19 cases in the US is at least 9,047,792, according to Johns Hopkins University. The US also reported more than 1,000 additional deaths Friday, bringing the US toll from the pandemic to 229,708.

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Trump says the nation is ‘turning a corner’ as COVID-19 cases reach a new single-day record

As Trump stood on the stage Thursday night and insisted that more of the nation needed to go back to normal and that COVID-19 was going to go away, the nation is burning. Cases aren’t just continuing to rise, it’s unclear where they will peak, or when they will go down again.

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Trump’s drive outside Walter Reed hospital criticized by Secret Service members, doctors

“He’s not even pretending to care now,” one agent said after the president’s jaunt outside Walter Reed National Military Medical Center.

“Where are the adults?” said a former Secret Service member.

They spoke on the condition of anonymity out of fear of retribution.

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