Facing a renewed surge of COVID-19 cases from the highly transmissible omicron variant, President BidenJoe Biden Harris tests negative for COVID-19 after close contact with aide Standing with Joe Manchin Holiday caller to Biden: ‘Merry Christmas and let’s go Brandon’ MORE announced a new battle plan, including buying 500 million rapid tests and mobilizing 1,000 military medical personnel to support hospitals.
But Biden is facing pressure from health experts and some Democratic lawmakers to go farther, amid concerns that he is acting too slowly. And the president himself has acknowledged missteps, particularly on the shortage of testing.
“Nothing’s been good enough,” Biden told ABC News when asked about testing shortfalls, while noting that the country is in a much better place than last year, with 200 million people now vaccinated.
Here are five areas where Biden is…