Tracking The Biden/Harris Administration

Tracking The Biden/Harris Administration

Published
Jan 19, 2021

Let's track the Biden Presidency. We'll praise him when he does well and we'll note when he doesn't.

Biden Administration Tracker

Bad
Biden reinstates ‘catch and release’ policy at the southern border
President Biden on Tuesday signed an executive order revoking former President Donald Trump’s ending of the controversial practice — which allows undocumented migrants to remain in the US while awaiting immigration proceedings.
Feb 5, 2021
US Funds Global Abortions
Foreign
Ignoring his own calls for unity, President Biden signed an executive order that would allow for US taxpayer dollars to be used by foreign governments as aid to perform abortions.
Jan 28, 2021
Halting Trump's Exec. Order to Lower Insulin/Epinephrine Prices
Domestic
In a bid to please Big Pharma Biden's Administration has put a [temporary] halt on Trump's order to lower the prices of both insulin and epinephrine - causing prices to skyrocket. While this removes government control over a psuedo-free-market, it also allows the big-pharma monopoly to continue to grow, standing in stark contrast to true free-market ideology.
Jan 25, 2021
Reversal of Trump's Travel Ban
Foreign
The Obama Admin created a list of terrorist hotbeds that they put visa restrictions on, Trump later banned travel altogether. Despite this, and the fact that the Top 3 most populated Muslim countries weren't on the list, the media continues to refer to this as "Trump's Muslim Ban". Biden has granted access to the US from people who come from terrorist hotbeds.
Jan 21, 2021
Rejoining the World Health Organization
Foreign
Despite their lying about COVID-19, sharing misinformation, and altogether stifling the US' ability to handle COVID, Biden chose to rejoin the WHO.
Jan 21, 2021
Cancelling the Keystone Pipeline Permit
Domestic
Pushing oil refinement and transportation off of the American agenda, the cancellation of the Keystone Pipeline signals benefit to foreign oil powers who will again see benefit from the US buying oil from them - rather than producing it within America.
Jan 20, 2021
Rejoining the Paris Climate Agreement
Foreign
Despite the US reducing emissions year over year since Trump came into office in 2016, Biden opted to rejoin the Paris Climate Accord. Mandating that the US pay other countries to reduce their emissions, while those countries are under no requirement to actually make change, benefiting China and European politicians over American citizens.
Jan 20, 2021
Executive Order on Preventing and Combating Discrimination on the Basis of Gender Identity or Sexual Orientation
Domestic
Language in the order would allow transgender women to participate in women’s sport leagues.
Jan 20, 2021
Biden Assistant Secretary for Health Pick (Rachel Levine)
Admin
Rachel Levine botched the PA COVID response, sent positive patients to nursing homes while pulling her own mother out.
Jan 19, 2021
Biden Antitrust Personnel Picks
Admin
Renata Hesse, who has worked for Google and Amazon, is the leading candidate to run the Justice Department’s antitrust division.
Jan 18, 2021
The Big Tech Transition Team
Admin
Biden filling transition team with big-tech alumni.
Nov 12, 2020
Good
Biden ends U.S. support for Saudi Arabia in Yemen, says war 'has to end'
President Joe Biden on Thursday declared a halt to U.S. support for a Saudi Arabia-led military campaign in Yemen.
Feb 4, 2021
'Made in America' Executive Order
Domestic
Good, but "President Donald Trump also signed an executive order in April 2017 instructing the government to review federal contracts and minimize waivers to “Buy American” requirements."
Jan 25, 2021
Defense Production Act For COVID Rapid Tests
COVID
Using the Defense Production Act (DPA) and other powers to speed up the manufacturing of testing and vaccine supplies and other items needed to fight COVID-19
Jan 21, 2021

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