The Heat: Biden – Six Months in Office

The Heat

Six months after being sworn in as president of the United States, Joe Biden faces a series of major challenges that stretch from Capitol Hill to Afghanistan.

The 78-year old president is trying to get a huge infrastructure plan through Congress. And, he is also facing big foreign policy challenges including the withdrawal of U.S. troops from Afghanistan.

Meanwhile, he is also dealing with a surge in COVID-19 cases across the U.S. He talked about that when he met with his cabinet on Tuesday.

To discuss:

  • Joel Rubin is a democratic strategist and national security analyst. He served as a Deputy U.S. Assistant Secretary of State in the Obama administration.
  • Joseph Williams is the senior news editor for U.S. News and World Report.
  • Rafael Bernal is a reporter for the political publication, The Hill.
  • Jadan Horyn is a contributor for the Metropolitan Magazine.

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