The First Steps For The Biden Administration : 1A "There was a lot on the president's plate on the first day. It's just the start in a flurry of executive orders," says Washington Post reporter Seung Min Kim.

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The First Steps For The Biden Administration

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Joe Biden is sworn in as U.S. President as his wife Dr. Jill Biden looks on during his inauguration at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C. Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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President Joe Biden has a lot of governing to do.

He's taking office in the middle of a pandemic that has taken over 400,000 American lives, with an economy in pieces. He also hopes to bring a divided nation closer together.

So how does President Biden plan to remedy things?

He's already made a lot of Day One promises, and we unpacked them and looked to the future with Washington Post reporters Seung Min Kim and Dan Diamond. Rep. Adam Schiff, Democrat of California, and Sen. Angus King (I-ME) also spoke with us.

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