Biden signs 2 more executive orders as another cabinet member makes history

The president signed more than 30 actions in his first three days, blazing the trail for his agenda, highlighted by the dire situation for millions of Americans reeling from the coronavirus pandemic.
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Now to president Biden focusing on the economy during his second full day in office saying we cannot and will not let people go hungry. The president also ready to ramp up testing and distribution of covid-19 shots along with a 2 -- almost $2 trillion economic stimulus package. ABC's Andrew dymburt joins us with more. Good morning, Andrew. Reporter: Good morning, Eva. These are just some of president Biden's major legislative pushes and that covid-19 relief proposal, if passed, it would be one of the largest and most expensive economic relief deals in U.S. History. With a burst of executive orders -- The first one is the economic relief related to covid-19. Reporter: President Joe Biden's battle plan takes shape signing more than 30 actions in his first three days in office, Biden is blazing the trail for his agenda highlighted by the dire situation for millions of Americans reeling from the coronavirus pandemic. We're in a national emergency. We need to act like we're in a national emergency. So we've got to move with everything we've got and we've got to do it together. Reporter: He's asking Americans to mask up for 100 days, his first 100 days in office and is launching a covid-19 pandemic board to boost testing with the goal of making 100 million shots available in those first 100 days. We want to set our own markers and markers for the American public so that they know we're meeting our goal. If we surpass, that's great. Reporter: The 46th president of the United States is also making clear what he wants from congress, with both chambers in the Democrats' control, Biden is calling for another sweeping economic stimulus package in the range of $2 trillion. It would include another round of direct stimulus payments to most Americans, this time to the tune of $1,400. $600, which was already passed is simply not enough. Reporter: He's also calling for extended employment benefits, more money for small businesses and $160 billion for vaccine distribution and testing. We have the tools to get this virus under control and our economy back on track. Reporter: So far president Biden has signed two actions including a food assistance program to help feed hard hit families and an order requiring federal contractors to pay their workers a new minimum wage of $15 an hour. With the stroke of a pen, Biden also undoing several trump era initiatives like halting the controversial keystone pipeline and after championing unity during his inaugural address Republicans seizing those trump rollbacks as partisan politics. This is literally going down the wish list of the far left and checking all them off. Reporter: The white house also says it's hopeful this upcoming impeachment trial will not delay anymore senate confirmation hearings for some of Joe Biden's cabinet picks or stall those covid-19 relief negotiations.

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