Transcript for Biden-Harris administration’s busy 1st day in office
Let's turn now to DC. All eyes on DC over the past 24 hours and Kyra Phillips with the latest headlines. Hey there, Kyra. Reporter: Hey there guys. A lot of oxygen here in our nation's capital. You have been saying it all morning. The hash tag, hope and unity, that's really what we're saying and still reverberating across the country, with a new presidential promise to take immediate action against coronavirus as well. The biden/harris administration kicking off the first full day in office with at least ten executive orders designed to tackle the worsening pandemic. The stalling vaccination effort expected to get a big boost with the new administration, committing to 100 million shots in just 100 days. And on one of the deadliest days of the pandemic, president Biden's chief medical adviser, Dr. Anthony Fauci, announcing the U.S. Has rejoined the world health organization. Dr. Fauci saying on "Gma" the international connectivity is essential, calling it a very good day and, T.J., as you said, refreshing. And the new immediate relief for families facing evictions, during the pandemic, the new CDC director extending the current ban on evictions at until at least the spring, as a protective public health protective public health measure as we get a look at the new job numbers by the way. 900,000 claims filed last week. Slightly lower than expected, but still a high number in this pandemic. And the day after the new vice president swore in three new democratic senators, and president Biden's director of national intelligence was approved, the senate is now expected to take up the confirmation of former south Bend Indiana mayor Pete buttigieg, as transportation secretary. And somebody is likely in complete shock and more than $730 million richer now. We are told there is a winner of that giant Powerball jackpot, the first in three months. The lucky ticket sold in western Maryland. Oh, my gosh, just down the road. Amy, clearly it's not us. Clearly, T.J. Forgot to take his road trip to western Maryland. Yeah, I go often. When do I go to Maryland? Reporter: It's a beautiful part of the country. Kyra, next time we're sending you because clearly you were closer, right? Thank you. Reporter: Done.
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