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Fri Jan 22, 2021, 10:59 AM

Key events in Washington DC today (CNN)


Key events we're watching around Washington today

It is President Biden's second full day in office, and his administration is focusing on economic relief. Meanwhile, Congressional Democrats are working to confirm Biden's Cabinet nominees.

Here's a look at the key events we're watching today:

10 a.m. ET: The Senate Finance Committee will have an open executive session to consider the nomination of Janet Yellen, Biden's pick for secretary of the Treasury.
10:30 a.m. ET: The Senate will take up the nomination of Gen. Lloyd Austin to be Defense secretary.
12:30 p.m. ET: White House press secretary Jen Psaki and National Economic Council Director Brian Deese hold a press briefing.
2:45 p.m. ET: President Biden will speak about his administrationís response to the economic crisis and will sign executive orders.


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