On Day One, Biden Targets Trump Policies on Climate, Virus
WASHINGTON (AP) — On his first day in office, President Joe Biden began dismantling Donald Trump's legacy by signing a series of executive actions that reverse course on immigration, climate change, racial equity and the handling of the coronavirus pandemic.
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The new president signed the orders just hours after taking the oath of office at the U.S. Capitol.
With the stroke of a pen, Biden intends to halt construction on Trump’s U.S.-Mexico border wall, end the ban on travel from some Muslim-majority countries, rejoin the Paris Climate Accord and the World Health Organization and revoke the approval of the Keystone XL oil pipeline.