Joe Biden's Inauguration: Live Text Stream
Today, January 20, Democrat Joe Biden took the oath of office and became the 46th President of the United States. He took his oath of allegiance to the American Constitution at 12:00 am ET. But the day of the inauguration of the new head of the United States is always very busy, and important events take place in the morning. ForumDaily broadcasts the most important events of the day online so that you don't miss anything.
After taking the oath, Biden became the oldest first-term president in US history (he is 78 years old), and Kamala Harris became the first female vice president.
You can read about what official events are planned today here.
If you want to personally observe what is happening, then you can watch the live broadcast of Biden's inauguration in Russian. Live broadcast of the inauguration ceremony in English is available at website of the inaugural committee - as well as its pages in Youtube, Facebook и Twitter.
Text broadcast of the main events of the inauguration
At this point, we stop our text broadcast. But the events of the inaugural day do not end there.
Following the inaugural address, Biden and Harris will conduct a troop review, visit Arlington National Cemetery, and lay wreaths at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. They will be accompanied by their spouses - Jill Biden and Douglas Ehmhoff.
The President and Vice President will then head to the White House. This year, instead of the usual inaugural parade, there will be a virtual procession on Pennsylvania Avenue featuring the band Earth Wind & Fire.
At 20:30 local time, an hour and a half gala concert will begin. It will feature performances by Justin Timberlake, Demi Lovato, Jon Bon Jovi, John Legend, Bruce Springsteen, the Foo Fighters and Lin-Manuel Miranda.
11:50 - Joe Biden was sworn in as the 46th President of the United States. After taking the oath, he made a short speech. We have collected important and interesting facts about the new head of the White House.
11:46 - Jennifer Lopez in a white outfit sang America the Beautiful.
11:43 - Kamala Harris was sworn in as Vice President of the United States.
11:40 - Lady Gaga in a fluffy red skirt and with a huge brooch in the shape of a bird sang the national anthem of the United States.
11:20 - Joe Biden and his wife Jill came to the steps of the Capitol. The 59th inauguration ceremony has begun. Over the next half hour, guests of honor and the head of the inaugural committee will speak.
11:12 - the future vice president and her husband joined those gathered on the steps of the Capitol. The guests greeted Kamala Harris with applause. She and Acting Vice President Mike Pence exchanged warm greetings.
11:00 - Vice President Mike Pence arrived at the ceremony. 45th US President Donald Trump refused to participate in Biden's inauguration.
10:30 - Joe Biden and Kamala Harris arrived with their spouses. Kamala Harris chose a purple dress and coat, Jill Biden - the future first lady - appeared in a turquoise outfit.
10:20 - members of Joe Biden's family arrived.
10:05 - the 44th US President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle arrived. They actively supported Biden during the election campaign. The Clintons followed them. Also at the ceremony will be attended by George W. Bush and his wife Laura Bush.
10:00 - the official broadcast of the event has begun, guests are arriving.
About 9: 00 Eastern time Trump leaves the White House and went to the farewell ceremony at Andrews base. After that, most likely, he will settle in his Mar-a-Lago estate in Palm Beach (Florida).
On January 19, Trump posted a video of his "farewell speech." What he talked about, you can read here.
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