In the present day, Joe Biden takes the oath of workplace to develop into the 46th president of the US.
WASHINGTON — It’s a historic day for the US of America as we inaugurate a brand new president and vice chairman.
Joe Biden will take the oath of workplace to develop into the 46th president of our nation, whereas Kamala Harris turns into America’s first feminine vice chairman, the highest-ranking feminine elected official in U.S. historical past, and the primary African American and first Asian American vice chairman.
Inauguration Day is extra than simply the ceremony on the Capitol. There may also be the standard parade escort to the White Home, plus festivities all through the day and night, regardless of the continuing pandemic. Observe our time-stamped weblog for full protection all through the day.
12:16 p.m. President Biden has completed his inaugural handle. Garth Brooks has taken the microphone to carry out Superb Grace.
11:48 a.m. Supreme Courtroom Chief Justice John Roberts administers the oath of workplace to Joseph R. Biden, making him the 46th president of the US of America.
11:42 a.m. Kamala Harris has taken the oath of workplace from Supreme Courtroom Justice Sonia Sotomayor and is now Vice President of the US.
11:38 a.m. Woman Gaga performs the nationwide anthem
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11:30 a.m. The president-elect, the vice president-elect, and their spouses have been launched on the Capitol as we proceed to maneuver nearer to second the place they are going to be sworn in.
11:15 a.m. We now have full protection of the swearing in of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris within the video under.
Key moments previous to the ceremony on the Capitol:
8:55 a.m. President Trump gave his last remarks at Joint Base Andrews earlier than boarding Air Power One to go to Florida.
8:02 a.m. President Donald Trump departed the White Home en path to Joint Base Andrews for his journey to Florida.