Joe Biden and Kamala Harris officially sworn in as US President and Vice-President

Joseph Robinette Biden Jr. was sworn in as the 46th president of the United States on Wednesday,with his hand on a five-inch-thick Bible that has been in his family for 128yrs. Mr. Biden recited the 35-word oath of office

swearing to “preserve, protect and defend the Constitution” in a ceremony administered by Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr.

The ritual transfer of power came shortly after Kamala Devi Harris was sworn in as vice president by Justice Sonia Sotomayor. Ms. Harris’s ascension made her the highest-ranking woman in the history of the United States and the first Black American and first person of South Asian descent to hold the nation’s second highest office. 📸: Reuters

No comments

Note: The views expressed and the links
provided on Mkmails comment pages are the
personal views of individual contributors and
do not necessarily reflect the views of mkmail

Powered by Blogger.