Category Archives: First 100 Days

Biden Outlines $1.8T American Families Plan in Joint Congress Session

Biden Outlines $1.8T American Families Plan in Joint Congress Session

Photo: Mark Wilson / Getty WASHINGTON DC, April 29, 2021 ~ Wednesday evening, President Joe Biden addressed a joint session of Congress on the eve of his 100th day in office. The highlight of his speech was his official reveal of the American Families Plan.  He outlined a $1.8 trillion investment to expand “human infrastructure,” including…

Biden to Address Joint Session of Congress Wednesday Evening

Biden to Address Joint Session of Congress Wednesday Evening

Photo: Doug Mills-Pool / Getty WASHINGTON DC, April 28, 2021 ~ President Joe Biden will address a joint session of Congress Wednesday evening, the eve of his 100th day in office. “While the major policy announcement in the speech is, of course, the American Families Plan, a historic investment in education and child care, he…

President Joe Biden Announces $2T Tax-Raising “American Job Plan”

President Joe Biden Announces $2T Tax-Raising “American Job Plan”

Photo: Doug Mills-Pool / Getty WASHINGTON DC, March 31, 2021 ~ On Wednesday, President Biden proposed to renovate the infrastructure of the United States, all while ensuring corporations are supplying what he believes to be their fair share of taxes. Named the American Jobs Plan, a statement from the White House says it aims to “create…

GOP Gears up for Democratic Election Reform Bill

GOP Gears up for Democratic Election Reform Bill

Photo: Win McNamee / Getty WASHINGTON DC, March 29, 2021 ~ Democrats are pushing the “For the People Act,” aiming to reform elections and campaign financing laws nationwide.  Republicans are calling the effort “fraud.” The bill would “improve access to the ballot box” by automatically registering voters across the country, as well as reinstating full…

President Biden Urges Congress to Introduce Stricter Gun Control Laws

President Biden Urges Congress to Introduce Stricter Gun Control Laws

Photo: Bill Clark/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty WASHINGTON DC, March 24, 2021 ~ President Biden encouraged the Senate to create stricter gun control laws following a shooting in Boulder, Colorado that left 10 dead, including a police officer. “I don’t need to wait another minute, let alone another hour, to take common sense steps that…

President Biden Will Visit the US/Mexico Border “At Some Point”

President Biden Will Visit the US/Mexico Border “At Some Point”

Photo: Stringer / picture alliance via Getty WASHINGTON DC, March 22, 2021 ~ President Joe Biden made a statement Sunday saying he would visit the US/Mexico Border “at some point.” The Biden Administration still is not calling the influx of migrants a crisis, despite reports saying more than 100,000 individuals were apprehended by border agents…

Biden Administration Under Fire During Border Crisis

Biden Administration Under Fire During Border Crisis

Photo: John Moore / Getty WASHINGTON DC, March 18, 2021 ~ The surge of unaccompanied minors at the U.S. / Mexico border is becoming problematic for the Biden Administration.  While Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas insists that migrant treatment is “fair and humane,” the White House press corps wants to know why reporters have not been…

Congress Passes Biden’s $1.9T COVID-19 Relief Bill

Congress Passes Biden’s $1.9T COVID-19 Relief Bill

Photo: Drew Angerer / Getty WASHINGTON DC, March 10, 2021 ~ Wednesday, the House of Representatives passed Joe Biden’s $1.9 trillion dollar COVID-19 relief bill with a vote of 220 to 211.  The legislation is on its way to the President’s desk, who will sign the bill Friday. “This is a critical moment in our…

Former Governor Jennifer Granholm Confirmed as Energy Secretary

Former Governor Jennifer Granholm Confirmed as Energy Secretary

Photo: Drew Angerer / Getty WASHINGTON DC, February 26, 2021 ~ On Thursday, the Senate confirmed former Michigan Governor Jennifer Granholm to lead the Energy Department.  The vote was 64-35, with 14 Republicans joining all 50 Democrats. “My sincere thanks to the Senate for your confidence in me,” said Granholm in a Twitter post Thursday…

President Biden’s Major Disaster Declaration Unlocks Support for Texas

President Biden’s Major Disaster Declaration Unlocks Support for Texas

Photo: Montinique Monroe / Getty WASHINGTON DC, Monday, February 22, 2021 ~ Following a southern winter storm that led to over 70 deaths, President Biden declared the situation in Texas a major disaster, bringing federal funding to 77 counties.  Texas Governor Greg Abbot however, said it was only a “partial” solution, and requested all 254 counties receive aid.…

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