What to Know in Washington: Biden Supports States’ Covid Efforts


The Biden administration is letting states lead the way in the nationwide response to a surge in Covid-19 cases brought on by the omicron variant, while the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention updated isolation guidance in an effort to get Americans back to work and mitigate economic disruptions.

Here’s what Bloomberg Government is tracking for Tuesday.

Biden’s Agenda:

  • The president will remain in Rehoboth Beach, Del. and has no public events scheduled.

Biden Pledges to Support State Testing Solutions in Covid Surge

President Joe Biden said yesterday in a conference call with U.S. state governors that the federal government would support state-led efforts to combat the current Covid surge, especially the spread of the omicron variant.

“There is no federal solution, this gets solved at a state level,” Biden said in response to Arkansas Gov. Asa…

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