The Democrat was sworn in on Wednesday at the United States Capitol with Vice President Kamala Harris.

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This Wednesday, January 20, Democrat Joe Biden was sworn in as the 46th president of the United States in the midst of a powerful economic and health crisis prompted by the COVID-19 pandemic .

Biden, 78, is the oldest president in the record of the American Union. The Democrat requires office environment in a place rocked by the assault on the Capitol by supporters of Donald Trump on January 6.

The new president of the United States swore on a Bible that has been in his Catholic family members for 127 many years. Trump refused to participate in the transfer of ability function.

“All my soul is in this. In uniting The united states, uniting our men and women and I talk to all Americans to join me in achieving it,” explained the vice president when presenting her oath.

Biden’s functioning mate, Kamala Harris , is the initial female, the initially black particular person, the initially child of migrants and the to start with Asian American to keep the vice presidency. Her oath was taken by the very first Latina to serve on the United States Supreme Courtroom, Sonia Sotomayor.

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Thousands of troopers were deployed to the Capitol to be certain the protection of the incoming president and vice president in a pretty minimal ceremony owing to COVID-19 considerations.

Previously this early morning, Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador wished his US counterpart luck and stressed that the pandemic, financial reactivation and migration are the challenges that stand out on the bilateral agenda.