President-elect Joe Biden on Wednesday asked Congress to work on his agenda priorities, despite Donald Trump’s impeachment trial, which will open after the Democrat comes to power.
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“I hope that the Senate will find a way to manage their constitutional responsibilities regarding the impeachment trial, while conducting the urgent affairs of the nation,” he said in a statement after the indictment of Donald Trump .
Among the priorities cited by Joe Biden: the confirmation of the members of his cabinet, the revival of the American economy, and the continuation of the vaccine distribution plan against Covid-19.
“This nation remains under the threat of a deadly virus and a faltering economy,” warned the future president.