Does Joe Biden have a national mandate?
People say a president can only get one or perhaps two major policy changes enacted. For Obama, that was fixing healthcare.
Dealing with COVID-19 is obviously Biden’s immediate and # 1 priority. But what is his number two policy priority?
- 2 months agoFavorite Answer
Politico has a comprehensive list including;
Free tuition for 2 year colleges
Decriminalization marijuana and eliminating
banking restrictions so the industry can use federal banks
Release all federal pot convictions
Eliminating mandatory minimum sentencing
Eliminating cash bail
National gun registry (a well ordered militia)
Abolishing the death penalty
$15 minimum wage
No new gas and oil leases on federal land
Subsidies for farmers to adopt climate friendly practices and farm workers rights
Expand Medicare coverage
Increase capital gains and corporate taxes to fund transportation infrastructure
Expand broadband in rural areas
- 2 months ago
I am just concerned that at every turn Donald Trump seems to want to kill Americans.
Also Biden is running around meeting with scientists to try to save American lives and help our economy. Trump team 4 years ago was running around meeting with Russians to try to help Russia. lol
- darkvelvetrainLv 72 months ago
He sure does. From China.
- Sandra S.Lv 72 months ago
Without giving my opinion or unnecessary rhetoric I will answer your question.
Joe Biden was asked what are at the top of his first-term agenda. What he said is in quotes below;
“Get control of coronavirus/our health. Without that, nothing else is going to work very well, number one,” he said. “Number two: invest in the community, in real infrastructure.”
To continue, the fact is lawmakers from both parties have long talked about the importance of an infrastructure deal, but an actual bipartisan consensus has always been out of reach. The House passed a $1.5 trillion infrastructure bill back in July, aimed at boosting transportation spending and reducing pollution, among other provisions. But the measure was never taken up in the Senate, where Majority Leader Mitch McConnell who at the time called it “pointless political theater.” So as you would expect it went nowhere. We will have to wait and see. For now President Trump is still our president, so here's hoping he addresses these important issues and puts these two top priorities in motion.
(BEWARE of a lot of obvious, stab you in the eye, made up stories to support political drama, none of which are true).
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- The First DragonLv 72 months ago
Reversing the America First policy.
- JOHN BLv 62 months ago
Obama fixed healthcare, or lined his pockets with insurance co. contributions? That's a nice word for it.
Covid 19 is done, was never more dangerous than the common flu. But you'll never see the truth if you rely on the blue media.
- Neptune2bsureLv 52 months ago
Obama tried to get more done if the senate didn't block him at every turn he would have accomplished more. I hope Biden will have more cooperation there than Obama faced. there is so much Biden has to fix due to Trump running the country into the ground including economic growth. Trust Biden, he has 40 years of experience behind him. I am so glad Trump finally got FIRED. I hope America can find peace and come together and stop the division that Trump's governance caused// In four years I have never heard Trump say anything nice about anyone, especially minority groups, he loved the proud boys, the nazi's the white supremacy groups, what an awful man/ Let's not dwell on the past four but look forward to the future and 8 years of stability and positive growth. This will not happen overnight but it will be nice to have unification of the nation instead of divisiveness all the time. Peace.
- Anonymous2 months ago
His priority will be delivering for the spy agency's who helped TO defeat Trump!
One world government!Plus he's not in control of the Senate!So he'll be messing about overseas! No doubt out doing Obama the king of drone!Source(s): https://www.armstrongeconomics.com/international-n... https://www.paulcraigroberts.org/2020/11/05/eviden... https://theconservativetreehouse.com/2019/04/23/th... https://theconservativetreehouse.com/2019/04/23/th... https://www.strategic-culture.org/news/2020/11/05/... https://www.jonathan-cook.net/blog/2020-11-06/bide... https://www.mintpressnews.com/america-election-deb... https://www.haaretz.com/israel-news/if-biden-wins-... http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/55828.htm http://www.judgenap.com/post/the-governments-lust-...
- JeancommunicatesLv 72 months ago
He is going to stop Coronavirus. He is going to make Obamacare better and change it to Bidencare. Watch - he will do nothing.
- scrapiron.geoLv 62 months ago
“ They’ve given us a mandate for action on COVID, the economy, climate change, systemic racism. ” - Joe Biden
- Anonymous2 months ago
fixing the economy that Trump ruined by ignoring the pandemic