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Roll Call: “Note to Joe Biden: Unity is more than just words”

by Caitlin Peartree

The Winston Group’s David Winston writes in today’s Roll Call about the need for unity in the country, and whether the President’s actions in his first days in office will help achieve that unity.

So far, his support for unity has been more rhetorical than substantive. Biden’s unilateral executive orders will only further divide the nation, but his approach isn’t very different from his most recent predecessors. Whether it was Bill Clinton or Barack Obama, Donald Trump or Biden, right out of the gate, each focused on policies that reflected base priorities rather than looking for compromises that might have avoided what has been a downward spiral of bitter partisanship in Washington.

Read the full piece here.