o Biden criticized his president's main competitors for suggesting so many executive decrees to reach their political priorities rather than working for consensus.
The former vice president spoke on Saturday in front of a crowd in front of a cafe and beer garden in Harwich Port, Massachusetts, joking that "87 people run for president with me, all good people," but noted that they are speaking about how you do things on the first day or under a set of rules.
"On executive orders, you can not do much, you can do some things, but you can not, you need to reach consensus," Biden said, according to a pool report.
Although the Democrats are trying in 2020 In the face of overturning the Senate, many of their Congressional priorities could go nowhere if the Republicans retain control of the House or recapture the House, and in response to this prospect many candidates say they will exercise executive power to achieve their goals
Californian Senator Kamala Harris announces that she will take measures to ban offensive weapons and conduct near-universal background checks if Congress does not issue arms safety regulations during its first 1
Bernie Sanders, Vermont Senator, said on the podcast of Joe Rogan Experience earlier this month that he would sign an order to end the marijuana ban.
Biden said former President Barack Obama would send him to Capitol Hill for consensus and "tough" the deal. He mentioned working with Republicans on a fundraiser on Sunday in South Yarmouth, Massachusetts.
"There are a lot of really good Republicans," Biden said at the fundraiser. "I get in trouble because I say that with Democrats, but the truth is that every time we have trouble with our administration, we know who was sent to Capitol Hill to fix the problem. Me. Because they know that I respect the other team. I do. They are decent people. They ran because they care about things, but they are intimidated right now.
Although Biden criticized his main rivals for relying on executive powers, he suggested using executive orders to accomplish his goals.
"On the first day, Biden will sign a series of new executive orders with unparalleled reach that go far beyond the Obama Biden management platform and put us on the right track," states its climate policy platform.
Obama came under fire in 2014 when he said, "I have a pen and I have a phone," declaring that he does not want to wait for Congress to move forward with his political priorities, which represent the pen's ability to executive Take action, and the phone, which refers to supporting the promotion of its legislative agenda by external groups.