Biden has been accomplishing a lot of things as President, but unfortunately the media is too busy to cover them, and his approval rating is in the tank. That’s why I’m starting this new series to help spread the word on Biden’s accomplishments, by sharing an up-to-date list of everything he has done in the past week.
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This week was one of the better weeks for the Biden administration, as he accomplished many things on the foreign policy front while announcing a flurry of domestic policies on Wednesday and Thursday.
Wednesday: Forgave an additional $37 million in fraudulent student loans
Wednesday: Expanded Temporary Protected Status to roughly 472,000 Venezuelans, enabling them to stay longer in the US and receive work permits
Thursday: Announced a new initiative to ban medical debt from impacting credit scores, potentially helping millions of borrowers
Friday: Biden affirmed his support for workers by announcing he would march with UAW workers, who are on strike for a better contract, next Tuesday
Tuesday: Confirmed two new federal judges to fight back against GOP attacks on personal health and freedoms
Wednesday: Announced the return of free at-home COVID tests to combat the recent increase in cases
Friday: Signed a bill to improve access to organ transplants
Tuesday: Announced a new and unprecedented Office of Gun Violence Prevention, to be overseen by Vice President Harris
Wednesday: Announced the creation of a New-Deal style American Climate Corps, a major progressive priority
Thursday: Announced $4.6 billion in new grants to states to implement climate action plans to cut carbon emissions
Thursday: Signed an executive order to increase federal assistance to East Palestine, Ohio
Friday: Expanded disaster aid to Hawaii to help remove debris from recent wildfires
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Wednesday: Began review of discharges under Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell to retroactively upgrade discharge status
Wednesday: Announced a partnership with Brazil to strengthen workers rights worldwide
Thursday: Announced new support for Ukraine against Russia
Tuesday: Biden speaks at UN General Assembly, and later at the leaders’ reception.
Tuesday: Biden after meeting with leaders of Kazakhstan, the Kyrgyz Republic, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan.
Wednesday: Biden before and after meeting with Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, and before meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu
Thursday: Harris teleconference to press on medical debt relief
Thursday: Biden before and after meeting with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy
Friday: Biden at Congressional Hispanic Caucus Annual Gala
Friday: Biden and Harris on Office of Gun Violence Prevention at Rose Garden