Biden accuses Republicans of 'Neanderthal thinking' for lifting mask mandates – live

10.56pm GMT

San Francisco will begin reopening more of its economy amid declining Covid-19 case rates, hospitalizations and deaths.

Starting on Wednesday, restaurants can start serving limited indoor dining and movie theaters, gyms and museums can reopen at restricted capacity.

Related: San Francisco to reopen indoor dining, gyms and museums as Covid cases fall

10.29pm GMT

After an introduction from Nancy Pelosi, Biden thanked her and other Congressional Democrats. “Nancy, I love you,” he said.

“Congressman Clyburn, I also want to note that was almost exactly a year ago today that you delivered the endorsement to me in South Carolina that meant so much to me in my campaign, you’re a great friend,” he said. Clyburn’s endorsement was pivotal in turning the Democratic primaries in Biden’s favor last year.

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