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Biden’s Promises for Day One Could Take Months to Fulfill

  • First-day actions were pledged on climate, immigration, taxes
  • Democratic Senate eases hopes for cabinet, judicial approvals
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WATCH: President-elect Joe Biden discusses his new $1.9 trillion stimulus proposal.Source: Bloomberg

President-elect Joe Biden has pledged to take action “on Day One” to fulfill a wide range of campaign promises, including on climate change, immigration and taxes.

But the “Day One” part is largely a rhetorical flourish, meant more to underscore a readiness to take office than an actual to-do list.