Joe Biden was sworn in as the 46th President of the United States of America during an inauguration ceremony in light of unprecedented exceptional security and health precautions in the American capital, Washington.
Kamala Harris, the US Vice President-elect, was sworn in as US Vice President Joe Biden.
After taking the oath, President Joe Biden said that America has a lot to do this devastating winter, a lot to fix it, and a lot to recover, calling for a new beginning after a period of bitterness and sharp division.
In his first speech after his inauguration as President of the United States, he added that they must confront the rise of white supremacists and domestic terrorism, stressing that the dream of justice for all will not be postponed any longer, noting that they can do great things through unity.
The ceremonies have been attended by the former presidents of the United States since 1990, Bill Clinton and his wife, Hillary; George Bush and his wife Laura; Barack Obama, his wife Michelle, the outgoing US Vice President Mike Pence, and a large number of senior officials, representatives, ambassadors of countries to America and other dignitaries.
About 25,000 National Guard members and thousands of police officers have been deployed in Washington DC, where barriers and barbed wire are erected to protect the “red zone”, the ceremony site, which is located between Congress Hill and the White House, decorated with more than 190,000 American flags erected. To represent the citizens absent due to the Coronavirus pandemic.
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