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.
- 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.
6 Months Into Term, Biden Wants Spending to Boost Economy, But GOP to Block Vote https://t.co/8S1wGJ8SXE
— NBC Los Angeles (@NBCLA) July 20, 2021
As President Biden orders U.S. troops to depart Afghanistan by Aug. 31, many women fear an imminent return to some of the darkest days in their country’s recent history.https://t.co/nkrl4WlCQr
— Los Angeles Times (@latimes) July 18, 2021