Joe Biden, White House, Kevin Hassett discussed on Afternoon News with Tom Glasgow and Elisa Jaffe
Stay connected. Stay informed. The Northwest's on Lee 24 hour News Station Co. Moh news 1000 FM 97 7 I'm Rick van Sized Charlie Harker is our technical director is we look at these top stories, the CDC reporting the largest single day increase of administered Corona virus vaccines to date, the agency says at least 1.6 million shots were given out today, bringing the total to more than 19 million doses. Local health authorities warn of another surge of cases when the more contagious variant of covert hits our area. It's not a matter of if, but when masking up, staying home and getting the vaccine remained the best weapons at this point. Big plans, but we're starting to see some big questions for the new Biden administration as it rolls out. A new strategy aimed at addressing the virus in his delicate era is in Washington, D. C. Watching it on ABC News and spoke about it with Cuomo's Tom couple days in there already some questions about the vaccination effort to Joe Biden, you know, setting this target of 100 million vaccinations in 100 days, and that's Raising some concern from critics who wonder whether one that's enough or whether that's too much whether he's being maybe a little bit too ambitious there. There's a concern among some administration officials that there just wasn't enough concrete. You know, Vaccine rollout plan to be able T do this. Some of them have argued that they feel they're they're having to start from scratch. When it comes to this vaccine rollout plan, but the White House indicating that they are no that that circle mother planning to move full steam ahead. Joe Biden, certainly emphatic that he will get 100 million vaccines administered in his 1st 100 days, and the White House continues to take steps aimed at addressing the financial impacts felt by many Americans. As a result of this pandemic. That was the focus today with the economy, you know you find you find a number of executive actions to help the economy there. You know, focus also on their covert 19 relief bill that they're gonna have tol through Congress that White House today was touting the fact that there is there seems to be at least early on some Republicans support for this bill, The former President Trump's one of his top economic advisers, Kevin Hassett has come out to say that he thinks it's the bill is a good idea, even though it's it's a pretty In a hostage $2 trillion, which is obviously far more than Capitol Hill. Republicans would like to see but they are trying. Tolo. The White House is trying to send this message that there is bipartisan support for it on that. They're projecting confidence that they feel they couldn't.