Biden Promises for Day One Could Take Months to Fulfill

Jan. 15, 2021, 7:00 AM

President-elect Joe Biden has pledged to take action “on Day One” to fulfill a wide range of campaign promises, including on climate change, immigration and taxes.

But the “Day One” part is largely a rhetorical flourish, meant more to underscore a readiness to take office than an actual to-do list.

After all, President Donald Trump also promised “executive actions on Day One,” which he actually took on day four, day nine, day 11, day 68, day 89 and day 112.

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Source: Bloomberg

While some of Biden’s promises can be accomplished with the stroke of ...

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