Joe Biden’s challenge: big, early victories in a toxic political climate
Having won by projecting competence and renewal, the new president has a narrow window to get things done
The shock of the mob attack on the US Capitol had barely subsided when Joe Biden took the stage last week at the Queen, a theatre in his hometown of Wilmington, Delaware to lay out his $1.9-trillion relief plan for the world’s largest economy.
That evening, the president-elect made no mention of the January 6 insurrection that shook Washington, leaving five people dead and Donald Trump being swiftly impeached for the second time. ..