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Trump became the first sitting President to skip the swearing-in of his predecessor since 1829. Vice President Kamala Harris is the first woman to hold the seat.
Upload Date: Jan 29, 2021
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Trump became the first sitting President to skip the swearing-in of his predecessor since 1829. Vice President Kamala Harris is the first woman to hold the seat. Biden and Harris used the day to signal the beginning of a new era and Biden explains in his speech that it’s a time to listen to one another.
it was an inauguration day like none other. On Wednesday morning, President Trump left the White House, and instead of making his next stop, the inauguration, Trump became the first sitting president since 18 69 to skip the swearing in of his predecessor for anything other than a health reason. Trump's last presidential ride in the Marine. One helicopter flew over the National Mall, where hundreds of thousands of flag stood in place of the crowds that would traditionally be gathered. There had a global pandemic, not claimed the lives of 400,000 Americans and transformed what's normally a day of celebration in D. C into a socially distanced affair. Trump's next stop was to a nearby military base, where a crowd of his supporters cheered him on one last time as president. Trump wished his predecessor luck, but also hinted he's not going away. I will always fight for you. I will be watching. I will be listening. We love you Way will be back in some form. On with that, he got on Air Force One a final time and flew to his resort in Florida back in Washington. Despite the pandemic in the recent siege at the Capitol, changing how the inauguration looked, the day was still historic and filled with enough lofty moments to make it feel just a little bit normal In a good way. It was a historic day for now. Vice President Kamala Harris, who became the first female VP as well as the first black and South Asian woman to hold that job, Camilla David Harris, solemnly swear that I will support and defend the Constitution of the United States that I will support and defend the Constitution. It was also a historic day for President Joe Biden, who's now the oldest person toe ever hold America's highest office. So help you God, so help me God. Congratulations, Mr President E. And despite inheriting a lot of tough challenges that will be sure to complicate many of their ambitious plans. Harris and Biden tried to use the day to signal the beginning of a new era in which some of the divisions in the country can be repaired. Let's begin to listen to one of their again here one another see one another, show respect to one another. Politics doesn't have to be a raging fire, destroying everything in its path. Every disagreement doesn't have to be a cause for total war