Joe Biden Signs Executive Order to Ban the Term 'China Virus'
Order bans using terms that link Chinese Communist Party to COVID-19
Joe Biden has signed an executive order that bans the use of terms that link China to the COVID-19 virus
The White House website confirms that Biden signed this executive order.
Biden's administration is suggesting that criticism of the CCP's handling of the coronavirus amounts to "racism toward Asian Americans."
"Biden to address racism toward Asian Americans during pandemic with executive action," CBS News reported.
The report notes that “The Biden executive order is also expected to direct federal agencies like the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to examine whether there are xenophobic references like 'China virus' in any existing policies, directives or government websites published by the Trump administration.”
NBC News lists all the executive actions Biden has instigated thus far, with the last being the ban on the terms
The report notes that “additionally, the order directed the attorney general to work to prevent discrimination and hate crimes.”
Meanwhile, during a Tuesday address on racial equality, the former vice president slammed the United States and the American people as "morally deprived."
Only 2,200 tuned in to watch Biden's speech on the White House's official YouTube channel, however.
"I believe we are in a battle for the soul of this nation," Biden declared as he mumbled through his remarks.
"We’re not just less of a – We’re not just a nation of morally deprived because of systemic racism.
"We’re also less prosperous. We’re less successful. We’re less secure."
Elsewhere in his address, Biden told Americans that they had “never fully lived up to the founding principles of this nation.”