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Biden’s First Moves; New Hampshire’s Governor; A Dark Anniversary

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Just over 24 hours in office, President Biden has signed a series of executive actions on the pandemic, immigration, and climate change. CNBC’s Eamon Javers breaks down his agenda to get the nation past the pandemic and back on its feet, some parts of which are a direct rollback of Trump-era policies. New Hampshire Governor Chris Sununu discusses President Biden’s $1.9T relief plan and expresses his own state’s hopes for the new administration. CNBC’s Meg Tirrell reflects on the year since the CDC’s first confirmed case of Covid-19 in the U.S. It’s been a heartbreaking road, but with continued scientific funding, experts are hopeful for a brighter 2021. Big tech has also had a bumpy road through 2020, weathering multiple hearings on Capitol Hill and proposals for regulation. Journalist Joanne Lipman and Axios reporter Sara Fischer consider what Silicon Valley giants can expect from the new administration. Plus, bitcoin’s had a wild ride in 2021 so far, but the Squawk team’s lessons from childhood suggest that things might get rougher still. 

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Ep. 683 – Democracy Without The People

The Rundown – January 21, 2021