The administration has released a flurry of new executive orders and has ambitious plans for a COVID-19 relief package. Experts are optimistic these efforts could turn the tide.
“I promise you, we will be judged, you and I, by how we resolve these cascading crises of our era. Will we rise to the occasion, is the question,” President Joe Biden said in his inaugural speech. “Will we master this rare and difficult hour? Will we meet our obligations, and pass along a new and better world to our children? I believe we must.”