Dem Notes

* Under-promise and over-deliver update: The Biden Administration has reached its announced goal of delivering 100 million vaccine shots in its first 100 days—more than a month ahead of time.

* “The president and I will not be silent. … We will always speak out against violence, hate crimes and discrimination, wherever and whenever it occurs.”–Vice President Kamala Harris, during her Atlanta visit.

* “Climate facts are back on EPA’s website, where they should be.” EPA Administrator Michael Regan, in announcing that the EPA just resurrected a website full of data and science about global warming—a website that the Trump Administration had deleted.

* “God bless America; they are coming to our rescue.”–Ontario Premier Doug Ford, in thanking President Biden for U.S. plans to send 1.5 million doses of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine to Canada. The U.S. has also announced plans to send vaccines to Mexico.

* Here’s hoping “SNL” doesn’t reprise its Gerald Ford follies after President Joe Biden tripped and fell on the stairs while boarding Air Force One. Head’s up if Chevy Chase is a guest host.

* Precedent update: Not only do we have a female vice president and a Second Gentleman, we also have a White House where the respective spouses of the VP and the president are also part of the workforce. Jill Biden teaches writing at Northern Virginia Community College, and Doug Emhoff, the husband of Kamala Harris, teaches a course at Georgetown Law.

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