President Joe Biden will ship a significant speech from the State Department on Thursday, and description the United States’s dedication to allies and worldwide relations, amongst different objects.
The speech, which is able to put a break on his predecessor’s haphazard approach to international diplomacy, comes amid dialogue of plans to ship face masks to all American properties – a plan that was allegedly scrapped by the Trump administration.
Mr Biden additionally seems unwilling to offer in to stress from Republicans on his $1.9trn Covid aid plan and is ready to ditch bipartisanship to cross the financial package deal rapidly.
According to CNN, Mr Biden instructed House Democrats: “I’m not going to start out my administration by breaking a promise to the American folks.”
It seems the US president, however, is open to negotiating on who exactly will receives the stimulus checks, but is stressing the need for speed.
Speaking on ABC’s Good Morning America, US Treasury secretary Janet Yellen called on Congress to “act forcefully to verify Americans don’t endure needlessly.” This was in reference to the Covid relief plan.
This comes as the president is expected to announce a decision to open US doors to thousands of refugees, many more than were allowed in by the Trump administration.
Mr Biden previously pledged to increase the number of refugees being allowed entry into the US to 125,000 a year, compared to the low of 15,000 set by the Trump administration.
In other news, Mr Biden has agreed to work together with South Korea to achieve denuclearisation on the Korean Peninsula.
The US president has also received an invitation from Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison to visit Australia in September.