Joe Biden was sworn in as President of the United States and Kamala Harris was sworn in as Vice President. The swearing-in ceremony took place on the west side of the Capitol, the Parliament building. Joe Biden is the oldest person to run for president of the United States. Biden is 78 years old. Outgoing President Donald Trump left the swearing-in ceremony, but Vice President Mike Pence announced his presence. Kamala Harris has become the first woman vice president in American history.
Biden, the Democratic nominee, won 306 of the 538 electoral votes. Incumbent President and Republican candidate Trump received only 232 votes. The FBI has warned of possible violence in connection with the swearing - in ceremony. Washington, D.C., has tightened security following reports.
The ceremony was held at the Capitol. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts will swear in Biden. Kamala will be administered the oath of office by Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor. This is a new day for America.
Joe Biden tweeted that this was a new day for the United States, shortly after Donald Trump left the White House for Florida. Trump and his wife Melania left the White House without attending Joe Biden's inauguration.
Kamala Harris is making history as the first woman Vice President of the United States. Kamala is also the first Indian to reach this position. Kamala, the daughter of Shyamala Gopalan from Chennai and Donald J. Harris from Jamaica, is likely to become the next President of the United States.
Former US President Barack Obama congratulates Biden on his swearing-in ceremony. Congratulations to my friend, President Joe Biden. This is your time- Obama tweeted. Obama and his wife Michelle have already arrived for the swearing-in ceremony.