Beyond Parody: Biden's White House Easter Bunny Wears a Huge COVID Mask

U.S. President Joe Biden stands to deliver his remarks on the tradition of Easter next to first lady Jill Biden holding a flower and a person wearing an Easter Bunny costume at the Blue Room Balcony of the White House in Washington

Biden Family Celebrates'Resurrection and Renewal on Easter Monday REUTERS KEVIN LAMARQUE

After that, Biden will deliver remarks on the state of vaccinations in the State Dining Room of the White House, where he will announce the new goal and celebrate the 150 million vaccinations.

On Tuesday, President Biden is scheduled to visit the vaccination site at Virginia Theological Seminary in Alexandria, Virginia.

"We share the sentiments of Pope Francis who has said that getting vaccinated is a moral obligation", Biden said. We're going to get together with family because we've had the great honor of being vaccinated.

Biden is also expected to announce that 150 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been shot into arms since his inauguration on January 20.

Biden's original goal had been 100 million shots by the end of his first 100 days, but that number was reached in March.

That allocation brings the total amount of vaccine distributed over the past three weeks to more than 90 million doses, Psaki said. It also comes as a flood of vaccine supply is being sent to states this week.

At least a dozen states opened eligibility to anyone 16 and older on Monday alone, while New Jersey and OR announced this week that all residents 16 and older will become eligible on April 19.

"Well, again, I think the fact-checkers will also tell you that this bill does not make it easier for people across the state of Georgia to vote, and that's where he has concerns", Psaki responded.

Biden's Department of Education has already moved to cancel billions in student debt, but in his messaging, the president has been more willing to go big on the economy writ-large rather than satisfying the urge from his left to do the same on student loan reforms.

As of Monday, 107.5 million Americans - or a little over 32% of the population - had received at least one vaccine dose, while 62.3 million Americans - making up 18.8% of the population - had been fully vaccinated, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Among older people, 75 per cent have now received at least one shot, and more than 55 per cent of them are fully vaccinated.

The authorized vaccines from Moderna and Pfizer/BioNTech both require two doses, while Johnson & Johnson's is a one-shot vaccine.

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