WASHINGTON — Think of last week’s Senate impeachment trial as the final chapter of the Trump presidency.
And now we return to your regularly scheduled programming, as President Biden works to sell and pass his $1.9 trillion Covid-19 relief package, as well as get millions more Americans vaccinated over the coming months.
Later this afternoon, Biden heads to Milwaukee, Wis., for his first official trip as president, where he participates in a CNN town hall airing at 9:00 p.m. ET.
Tomorrow, Vice President Harris does an exclusive interview with NBC’s Savannah Guthrie on “Today.”
On Thursday, Biden travels to Michigan to visit a Pfizer facility that produces the vaccine.
And on Friday, he participates — virtually — in the Munich Security Conference and a G-7 discussion on the pandemic.
Also on Biden’s to-do list: the tricky issue of school re-openings, getting the rest of his Cabinet confirmed (more on that below), and now an immigration bill for later this week.
Whether it was during the 2020 campaign, or the transition, or even the first month of Biden’s presidency, the former president always had a knack for overshadowing the current one — usually deliberately.
But now that the impeachment trial is over and now that Trump no longer has a Twitter account, we’re back to