Hundreds of millions of shots in arms? Check. A $15 minimum wage? Stalled. Raising taxes on corporations? A work in progress.
As Joe Biden marks his 100th day in office on Thursday, the 46th president can point to a number of fulfilled goals — alongside plenty of items remaining on his to-do list. He met his first COVID-19 vaccination goal of 100 million shots in his first 100 days more than 40 days early, and later met a doubled goal of 200 million shots, with more than a week to spare.
He’s halted construction on his predecessor Donald Trump’s border wall and extended economic aid to millions of Americans.
But other key priorities — such as a path to citizenship for millions of undocumented immigrants and an assault-weapons ban — remain unfulfilled.
Biden’s 100th day in office comes the day after his first address to a joint session of Congress, in which he looked back at what he’s achieved and forward to priorities like his “American Families Plan.”
Here are some of the president’s key goals, and where he stands on meeting them.
|100 million COVID vaccine shots in 100 days.||Met, and exceeded.|
|‘Immediate relief’ to Americans.||Met, in the form of stimulus checks.|
|Extend moratorium on foreclosures.||Met, extended anew through June 30.|
|Halt border-wall construction.||Met.|
|Host climate summit.||Met.|
|Increase minimum wage to $15.||Stalled.|
|Raise corporate tax rate.||Proposed.|
|Open most K-8 schools.||In progress.|
|Path to citizenship for 11 million undocumented immigrants.||Proposed.|
|Universal gun background checks, assault-weapons ban.||Proposed.|