5 Stories to Watch Next Week\u00a0 Biden\u00a0to Sign Executive Orders\u00a0on\u00a0Immigration,\u00a0Abortion\u00a0 President\u00a0Joe Biden is expected to\u00a0sign\u00a0executive orders targeting Trump-era actions on issues\u00a0including\u00a0climate, abortion,\u00a0and immigration next week.\u00a0According to his administration, Biden\u00a0will\u00a0sign\u00a0an order establishing a commission to review the transfer of weaponry to police departments. He also intends to rescind the Trump administration\u2019s Mexico City policy, which\u00a0bars government funding\u00a0to\u00a0international groups that\u00a0provide or\u00a0promote abortion.\u00a0Furthermore, Biden is also expected to announce a review of the Trump administration\u2019s public charge rule, which\u00a0bars the entry of immigrants who would rely on public outlays upon entry. Watch next week to\u00a0see which of these orders Biden signs.\u00a0Also look\u00a0out for\u00a0the Republican response. CDC Vaccine Advisers\u00a0to Hold Emergency Meeting\u00a0 Vaccine advisers to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention\u00a0have\u00a0scheduled\u00a0a meeting\u00a0for\u00a0Wednesday to discuss the efficacy of the COVID-19\u00a0vaccines. The meeting is also supposed to cover other subjects such as the progress achieved in vaccine administration, the safety of the vaccines,\u00a0and testing the vaccine on children. There is a time slot reserved for\u00a0a\u00a0COVID-19\u00a0vaccine manufacturer to present,\u00a0but the name of the manufacturer is yet to be determined. Watch next week to\u00a0see\u00a0what these public health experts say about the effectiveness of the vaccine and if they acknowledge the possibility of adverse reactions. Also look to find out if they express concerns regarding the speed\u00a0with\u00a0which the vaccine is being delivered. Senate Confirmation Hearings Continue for Biden Nominees\u00a0 The US Senate will continue the confirmation process for key Cabinet members nominated by President\u00a0Joe\u00a0Biden. The Senate Commerce Committee, chaired by Sen. Roger Wicker (R-MS), will\u00a0examine\u00a0the nomination of Gov. Gina Raimondo (D-RI) for the position of secretary of commerce\u00a0next Tuesday, succeeding Wilbur Ross in the Trump administration. The Senate Veterans\u2019 Affairs Committee, chaired by Sen. Jerry Moran (R-KS), will\u00a0examine\u00a0the nomination of Denis Richard McDonough to be secretary of\u00a0veterans\u00a0affairs next Wednesday. Watch next week to find out if any Democrats express opposition to these nominees, complicating their path to confirmation. Also look to find out if any Republicans express support for these nominees. Chinese Leader\u00a0Xi Jinping to Address World Economic Forum Meeting\u00a0 Xi Jinping, general secretary of the ruling Chinese Communist Party,\u00a0is slated to\u00a0address\u00a0a virtual meeting of the World Economic Forum next week in a meeting held\u00a0Jan.\u00a025-29. The meeting will include global leaders such as\u00a0Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga, French President Emmanuel Macron,\u00a0and German Chancellor Angela Merkel. According to reports, Xi\u2019s\u00a0address will attempt to portray China\u2019s response to COVID-19\u00a0as a successful model for other nations. The speech may also critique President Trump\u2019s trade tariff policies toward\u00a0China. Watch next week to see\u00a0how the American delegation represents the Biden administration\u2019s foreign policy agenda. Also look to find out if they push back against China\u2019s attempts to characterize their response to COVID-19\u00a0as a success. European Parliament Members to Criticize Proposed EU Trade Deal\u00a0with\u00a0China\u00a0 Tensions within the European Union (EU) over the bloc\u2019s\u00a0stance toward\u00a0China will come to a head next week when members of the European Parliament\u00a0criticize\u00a0the European Commission for signing a controversial investment agreement with China without adequate human rights protections. The\u00a0proposed deal has been criticized for providing the EU with minimal additional market access to China while containing no provisions to enforce China\u2019s commitment to avoid the use of forced labor. Watch next week to find out if EU MEPs seek to delay the ratification of the agreement in a concerted manner so as to seek further concessions from China. Also look to find out if the Biden administration takes a stance opposing the ratification of this agreement owing to concerns regarding Chinese forced labor.\u00a0Newt will host a virtual live event at\u00a011 a.m. ET on Jan. 26. JOIN TODAY to be a part of this special event and receive a BONUS GIFT.\u00a0Click here to join Newt\u2019s Inner Circle.