President Joe Biden to tackle US economic crisis
21 January 2021 | 12:29 pm
Hours after being sworn into office, US President Joe Biden began to tackle some of the country's most pressing economic concerns. Getting more financial aid for businesses and households approved, addressing inequality and improving trade ties with American allies are top of his economic agenda. We take a closer look.
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