RELEASE: President Biden Cleans Up Vaccine Distribution Mess Trump Left Behind

Last month, President Joe Biden inherited a vaccine distribution program that seemed set up for failure. This past weekend, Vice President Kamala Harris emphasized, "There was no national strategy or plan for vaccinations.” The Biden administration has impressively begun a dramatic turnaround that is already showing greater results. White House COVID-19 response coordinator Jeff Zients revealed in...

RELEASE: White House Vaccination Coordinator Dr. Bechara Choucair Joins The Tent to Discuss the American Rescue Plan and Efforts to Vaccinate Millions of Americans

Washington, D.C. — The National Vaccinations Coordinator for the White House COVID-19 Response Team, Dr. Bechara Choucair, joined The Tent podcast this week to discuss the current strategies for vaccine production and distribution. Dr. Choucair joins the Biden administration with a wealth of experience in public health. He most recently served as the senior vice president...

RELEASE: CAP Action Report Outlines 4 Ways the Biden Administration Can Raise Labor Standards for Federal Contractors

Washington, D.C. — Contract workers are essential to keeping America’s federal government running. They perform essential tasks, from working on the COVID-19 response at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to building roads and bridges nationwide. Yet too many of America’s millions of federal contract workers are paid poverty wages and have little power to...

CAP Action Memo: President Trump’s Failed Pandemic Response Continues To Put Wisconsin Health, Jobs, and Social Security at Risk

Wisconsin unemployment when President Trump took office: 3.6 percent Wisconsin unemployment now: 5.4 percent Washington, D.C. — Today, President Donald Trump will travel to West Salem, Wisconsin, to hold an in-person rally in the middle of a pandemic that has taken more than 225,000 American lives. The rally in West Salem will be his third in Wisconsin in...

CAP Action Memo: Trump’s Failing Pandemic Response Continues to Put Michigan Health, Jobs, and Social Security at Risk

Michigan unemployment when President Trump took office: 4.9 percent Michigan unemployment now: 8.5 percent Washington, D.C. — Today, President Donald Trump will travel to Lansing, Michigan, to hold an in-person rally in the middle of a pandemic that has taken more than 225,000 American lives. Due to the president’s failed pandemic response, coronavirus cases have...

CAP Action Memo: Trump’s Reckless and Failing Pandemic Response Continues To Put Pennsylvania Health, Jobs, and Social Security at Risk

Pennsylvania unemployment when Trump took office: 5.2 percent Pennsylvania unemployment now: 8.1 percent Washington, D.C. — Today, President Donald Trump will travel to Pennsylvania to hold three rallies in the middle of a pandemic that has taken more than 224,000 American lives. Due to the president's failed pandemic response, coronavirus cases have reached a record...

CAP Action Memo: Trump’s Reckless Pandemic Response Continues to Put North Carolina Health, Jobs, and Social Security at Risk

North Carolina unemployment when Trump took office: 4.9 percent North Carolina unemployment now: 7.3 percent Washington, D.C. — Today, President Donald Trump will arrive near Gastonia, North Carolina, to hold a rally in an airplane hanger at Gastonia Municipal Airport. His event will be the 14th in-person rally and second in North Carolina following the revelation...

CAP Action Memo: Trump’s Reckless Pandemic Response Continues To Put Pennsylvania Health, Jobs, and Social Security at Risk

Pennsylvania unemployment when Trump took office: 5.2 percent Pennsylvania unemployment now: 8.1 percent Washington, D.C. — Today, President Donald Trump will arrive in Erie, Pennsylvania, to hold a rally in an airplane hanger at Erie International Airport. The event will be the 13th of 14 scheduled in-person rallies and his second event in Pennsylvania following the revelation of his COVID-19...