Actions on the first day include masking mandates on federal property and establishing a coronovirus response coordinator to oversee Biden’s White House efforts to distribute vaccines and medical supplies.
And he would undo some of Trump’s tougher immigration cracks, to end travel restrictions from some Muslim-majority countries and to stop funding for the border wall.
Biden will sign executive orders and memorandums in the Oval Office on Wednesday afternoon, his incoming press secretary, Jane Saki, told reporters. Psaki and other top Biden officials said the actions on the first day would be a series of steps to undo Trump policies and implement Biden’s campaign promises in his first weeks in office.
Here’s where Biden will take action on day 17 in his office: