The Washington Post reports:
Biden will resume a weekly address to the American people, a tradition that withered under President Donald Trump. The first episode comes out Saturday, White House press secretary Jen Psaki said.
But unlike predecessors who delivered recorded speeches, Biden’s address will take many forms, Psaki said, with some having more of a conversational podcast feel.
The weekly tradition, modeled after President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s fireside chats, began in earnest with President Ronald Reagan and continued with Presidents Bill Clinton, George W. Bush and Barack Obama.
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