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Biden’s first steps as president: Action on covid and climate

The new White House is rejoining the Paris agreement and encouraging mask wearing—as well as signaling a series of other significant policy shifts.
by TR Staff

A flurry of executive orders is expected to take place over the next few days from the new US president as he takes residence in the White House. Here are the highlights of those he has signed so far.

The “100 day mask challenge”

Biden’s first order is part recommendation, part requirement: it requires people to wear masks on all federal property, and recommend that governors and local elected officials follow suit.

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