President Biden begins his first full week in office today, and is preparing to sign another round of executive actions aimed at targeting key priorities of his administration and further undo the policies of former President Trump.
Here’s a look at key events that will be open to the press today:
- 11:30 a.m. ET: Biden will meet with Vice President Harris, Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin, and the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff in the Oval Office.
- 12:30 p.m. ET: Harris will ceremonially swear in retired Gen. Lloyd Austin as secretary of defense in the Roosevelt Room. Austin will become the first African American to run the department.
- 1 p.m. ET: press secretary Jen Psaki will hold a White House press briefing.
- 3:45pmET: Biden delivers remarks on American manufacturing and will sign an executive order aimed at strengthening the federal government’s Buy American rules. Harris is also expected to attend.