Trump enters final days in power as US braces for potential unrest – live

Posted by on January 17, 2021 10:25 am
Categories: Global Stories

3.25pm GMT

Joe Biden will sign a series of executive orders in his first days in office, attempting to roll back damage done at home and abroad by Donald Trump, whom the Democrat will replace as president on Wednesday.

Biden, 78, has already outlined plans to send an immigration bill and a Covid stimulus and relief package to a newly Democratic-controlled Congress. On Friday he said he would shake up the delivery of vaccines against Covid-19, mired in chaos under Trump.

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2.59pm GMT

Good morning and welcome to our live coverage of US politics at the end of what has been a busy week. As Donald Trump enters his final days in power, the US is braced for potential unrest with the president’s supporters expected to gather for protests in Washington DC and all 50 state capitols.

Here’s where we are so far:

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