A group of Republican senators on Wednesday called on newly sworn-in President Joe Biden to submit his plan to re-engage the United States in the Paris climate agreement to lawmakers for "review and consideration," moments after Biden signed an executive order to rejoin the accord.
Biden delivers remarks during the "Celebrating America" TV special at the Lincoln Memorial on the National Mall.
President Biden signed half a dozen executive orders to reverse several hardline immigration policies. The Department of Homeland Security suspended all new enrollments in a program that has pushed tens of thousands of migrants to wait in Mexico for asylum hearings in U.S. courts.
Biden's first foreign leader call will be to Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Friday, Biden spokeswoman Jen Psaki said.