The president is set to address a joint session of Congress Wednesday night, a speech that takes stock of what he’s done in his first 100 days in office, and a look ahead to what he hopes to do next.
NOEL KING, HOST:
President Biden is delivering his first address to a joint session of Congress tonight. This is an annual tradition for all U.S. presidents, but it has been delayed for months because of the pandemic and security concerns after the January 6 insurrection. Tonight he’ll unveil a plan the White House says will make the U.S. economy more fair. NPR White House correspondent Ayesha Rascoe is following this one. Good morning, Ayesha.
AYESHA RASCOE, BYLINE: Good morning.
KING: So what are we expecting tonight?
RASCOE: The centerpiece of Biden’s speech will unveil what the White House calls the American Families Plan. This is a plan all about reducing income inequality. There is…