How Did The US Welcome Its 46th President?
Joe Biden became the 46th President of the US on Wednesday with a promise to bring the US out of the health crisis it is in. And after the swearing-in, he reversed the divisive policies of the earlier regime.
Addressing a virtually empty National Mall Biden said that democracy was precious, democracy was fragile and at that hour democracy had prevailed. There was ultra-tight security due to prevent Trump supporters from storming the ceremony and due to the pandemic.
2015 Paris climate accord
Soon after entering the Oval Office, Joe Biden signed the 2015 Paris climate accord from which the US had withdrawn under Trump. Biden said that they were going to fight climate change in a way they had not done so far. The deal was negotiated when Joe Biden was vice president of America.
Inaugural address of Joe Biden
Joe Biden addressed all Americans including Trump supporters that ransacked Capitol Hill in a bid to restore Trump administration. Biden said that he would be a president for all Americans. The veteran Democrat further said that the US was facing a rise of political extremism, white supremacy, domestic terrorism and that the US would defeat all the negative powers.
Highlights of Joe Biden inauguration
• Washington was sealed by 25,000 National Guards
• Joe Biden said that toughest and deadliest period was still ahead
• He called to set aside politics and face the pandemic as a nation
• While the streets were empty, Biden brought in the celebrity power