WASHINGTON: Joe Biden, who became the 46th president of the United States on Wednesday, vowed a “new day” for the United States after four years of turmoil led by Donald Trump, who inaugurated it in an extraordinary last step. Work stopped
Two weeks after Trump’s supporters rioted in the US capital over the election results, Biden was sworn in along with Kamala Harris, the first woman vice president in a matter of moments. Was sworn in as
Biden, holding a family Bible, repeated after Chief Justice John Roberts’ presidential oath – that he would “protect, safeguard and defend the United States Constitution.”
Biden wrote on Twitter before the inauguration, “This is America’s new day,” signaling his pressure for unity, praying alongside congressional leaders at the Roman Catholic Church.
Biden, the 78-year-old oldest president in U.S. history and only the second Catholic, has taken office during a series of challenges, most recently the outbreak of the enraged Cowade 19 epidemic in the United States at 400, 000 people have been killed.
Central Washington took the form of a dystopian armed camp, guarded by about 25,000 soldiers near the National Guard who were tasked with avoiding any recurrence of the January 6 attack that killed five people. Were On Wednesday morning, the Supreme Court reported the bomb threat.
Horse, the daughter of Indian and Jamaican immigrants, became the highest-ranking woman in American history and the nation’s number one color figure.
She and her husband, Doug Emmoff – a black Capitol police officer who, in a White House video, lured the mostly white mob to the White House, opened the Capitol The police officer was taken away.
Due to the epidemic, the general public was barred from attending, instead Biden’s audience at the National Mall hoisted up to 200,000 flags to represent the absentee crowd.
“This is a day that one of us has been trying to imagine for a long time. That’s exactly what happened. ” .
Yet Biden, who was absent with Trump four years ago, brought Star Power – when Lady Gaga sang the national anthem and Tom Hanks prepared for a television evening with the new president.
Biden, who served as vice president under Barack Obama and became president for the first time in 1987, intends to end his term with a barrage of 17 orders to turn the page on Trump’s separatism. Are
Officials said Biden would immediately rejoin the Paris Climate Agreement and block US emissions from the World Health Organization and work on new avenues for immigration, the environment, CoVID-19 and the economy.
Aides say they will lift Trump’s ban on visitors from several Muslim-majority countries and stop the construction of the wall that Trump has called for to stop illegal immigration on the US-Mexico border. Had ordered
Biden’s team pledged greater cooperation with the rest of the world, and many overseas leaders breathed a sigh of relief at the demise of Trump’s Hawkeyes, the lone presidency.
European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen called Biden’s inauguration a “demonstration of the resilience of American democracy”, as well as “an effective proof that, once again, four years later, Europe has a friend.” The White House. “
Trump vowed to return
For the first time in 152 years, the incumbent president, along with his successor, falsely accused Trump of not attending the inauguration for two months.
Hours before the inauguration, Trump, 74, and First Lady Melania Trump walked to the short red carpet for a Marine One helicopter on the lawn of the White House, near the opening capital before heading to Andrews Air Force Base on the outskirts of Washington Flew away
“It’s been an incredible four years,” Trump told hundreds of cheering supporters on a 100-acre adventure program before taking off for his last Air Force One flight to a Florida resort.
“We’re going to come back somehow,” said Trump, who has retained much of the Republican grip despite being the first president to be impressed twice.
Trump did not name Biden by name, but in a rare gesture of kindness, wished the next administration “great luck and great success.”
A spokesman said Trump maintained a tradition by leaving a letter for Biden, although its contents were unknown.
Outgoing Vice President Mike Pence, who admitted he could not end the election by clashing with Trump in his last days, at the opening ceremony with former presidents Obama, George W. Bush and Bill Clinton and his wife, including Hillary Clinton. Participants, for whom Biden Trump’s victory four years after his narrow, shocking defeat was particularly dear.
Last minute Trump apology
In one of his last actions before leaving the White House, Trump issued several amnesties to criminals or those facing charges, including several key allies.
One of Trump’s top 73 flag bearers on the White House list is Trump’s policy, a former Trump aide accused of defrauding people of funds raised to build the Mexican border wall. Steve Benn.
Trump also lifted a last-minute ban on his administration officials from serving as lobbyists. He issued the order with great fanfare at the beginning of his presidency, when he vowed to get Washington out of the “swamp.”
Amid speculation, however, neither Trump nor his relatives have apologized, who could use legally questionable apology tactics to thwart future allegations.
Trump will still be the center of attention at the Capitol as the Senate considers convicting him after imposing him on mob charges earlier this month.
The spectacle will be felt in the early days of Biden’s term, as new presidents are increasingly seeking to ratify their cabinet selection and move forward with proportional legislation. That includes a 1. 1.9 trillion rescue package.