President Biden is reportedly planning executive actions on police reform for later this month, in an effort revive his agenda that bypasses the logjams of Congress.
The orders come as Biden’s frustrations grow deeper and his landmark Build Back Better plan and voting rights legislation remain in limbo, sinking his poll numbers to 33%, according to a recent Quinnipiac survey.
Congress has not been able to pass police reform since both Republicans and Democrats put forth plans in the wake of the police brutality protests that swept the nation in the wake of George Floyd’s death in the summer of 2020.
The police reform action appears to be part of a last-ditch effort to boost the president’s record of achievements ahead of his March 1 State of the Union address.
And as Biden considers action on police reform, Democrats in Congress are considering new ways to push through voting rights bills and the Build Back Better package, either by paring it back to separating it into multiple…