Biden's First Day in Office, 5 Things You should know

Biden’s First Day in Office, 5 Things You should know

Biden’s first full day in office

President Biden signed several decrees aimed at addressing the coronavirus pandemic, including creating a pandemic testing board and expanding access to care and treatment for the virus. Additionally, Dr. Anthony Fauci told reporters that he feels liberated to be able to speak openly about the coronavirus pandemic and the science behind it now with the new Biden government.

The fatal first anniversary of covid-19 in the US

One year after the first case of covid-19 in the United States, the world registers more than 97 million cases and more than 2 million deaths from the disease. The United States leads, by far, the number of infected and deceased: in the country, so far, there are more than 24 million cases and more than 400,000 deaths. And it will continue to get worse.

When will Trump’s impeachment be?

Republican leader Mitch McConnell has proposed delaying the impeachment trial until February. There are reasons why Congressional Democrats, and Biden’s White House, may be willing to delay the trial, as it would give the Senate a chance to confirm more members of Biden’s cabinet.

Biden wants to remove the word “foreigner” from immigration laws

Biden wants to remove this controversial word from American law. It is only a small part of the broad immigration reform that President Biden is proposing. But the symbolic significance is enormous.

Analysis: is the QAnon movement dead?

Joe Biden is now the President of the United States. He was not arrested. Neither were any of the other high-profile Democratic politicians who attended the inauguration. Donald Trump did not declare martial law. He flew to Florida in silence. And so died one of the longest running and most widespread conspiracy theories of the last four years, freely organized under the banner of the group known as QAnon.

What will happen now to followers of conspiracy theories like QAnon?

Many believed in the conspiracy theories about Trump and the election. The reckoning promised by the QAnon conspiracy theory never came and now, many believers feel confused, misled, and unsure of what is coming. In this report, we speak with a follower of these theories.

Travis M. Andrews
Travis M. Andrews is a features writer for The Washington Post. He joined The Post in 2016 as a reporter for Morning Mix. He was previously a travel and culture editor for Southern Living magazine, a contributing pop culture reporter for Mashable and the Week, and a contributing editor for the Syfy blog Dvice. He also has freelanced for magazines, including Esquire, GQ and Time. He is the author of the coming book "Because He's Jeff Goldblum," a semi-rumination and semi-ridiculous look at the career of the enigmatic actor and an exploration of the shifting nature of fame in the 21st century, to be published in November by Plume.