A report on Inauguration of Joe Biden

Inaugural platform at the United States Capitol
The inaugural platform occupied by pro-Trump rioters during the storming of the United States Capitol, fourteen days before the inauguration
Troops resting on the floor of Emancipation Hall inside the Capitol
Security-related site restrictions in and around the National Mall, Southwest D.C., Capitol Hill, and downtown Washington, D.C., on Inauguration Day
A social media graphic from the Biden Inaugural Committee regarding the National Day of Service
The National Mall covered with flags representing inaugural attendees who were unable to attend in person
Biden, Harris, and their spouses at the Lincoln Memorial lighting ceremony
Trump greets a crowd of supporters during his farewell ceremony
Poet Amanda Gorman recites "The Hill We Climb"
Harris takes the oath of office, administered by Justice Sotomayor
Biden delivers his inaugural address to a socially distant crowd
Biden, Harris, and their spouses, participate in a Pass in Review
Biden and Harris lay a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Arlington National Cemetery
The inaugural parade procession passes the White House
The presidential motorcade carrying Biden travels to the White House
Fireworks during the finale of "Celebrating America"

The inauguration of Joe Biden as the 46th president of the United States took place on Wednesday, January 20, 2021, marking the start of the four-year term of Joe Biden as president and Kamala Harris as vice president.

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Joe Biden

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American politician who is the 46th and current president of the United States.

American politician who is the 46th and current president of the United States.

Official portrait, 2021
Biden at Archmere Academy in the 1950s
Biden in the Syracuse 1968 yearbook
Results of the 1972 U.S. Senate election in Delaware
Biden and his second wife, Jill, met in 1975 and married in 1977
Biden with President Jimmy Carter, 1979
Biden shaking hands with President Ronald Reagan, 1984
Biden speaking at the signing of the 1994 Crime Bill with President Bill Clinton in 1994
Senator Biden accompanies President Clinton and other officials to Bosnia and Herzegovina, December 1997
Biden addresses the press after meeting with Prime Minister Ayad Allawi in Baghdad in 2004.
Biden at the White House in 1987
Biden campaigns at a house party in Creston, Iowa, July 2007
Biden speaks at the August 23, 2008, vice presidential announcement at the Old State Capitol in Springfield, Illinois
Biden being sworn in as vice president on January 20, 2009
President Obama congratulates Biden for his role in shaping the debt ceiling deal which led to the Budget Control Act of 2011.
Biden during a visit to Baghdad
Biden, Obama and the national security team gathered in the White House Situation Room to monitor the progress of the May 2011 mission to kill Osama bin Laden
Biden and Obama, July 2012
Official vice president portrait, 2013
Biden with Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Jerusalem, March 9, 2016
Biden with Vice President-elect Mike Pence on November 10, 2016
Biden with Barack Obama and Donald Trump, at the latter's inauguration on January 20, 2017
Biden at his presidential kickoff rally in Philadelphia, May 2019
Biden takes the oath of office administered by Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. at the Capitol, January 20, 2021
Biden with his Cabinet, July 2021
Biden meeting with Secretary General of NATO Jens Stoltenberg in the Oval Office, June 7, 2021
Biden in a video conference with Vice President Harris and the U.S. National Security team, discussing the Fall of Kabul on August 15, 2021
Percent change from a year earlier
Biden, UK prime minister Boris Johnson and UN secretary-general António Guterres at the opening ceremony of the COP26 climate summit in Glasgow on November 1, 2021
Biden with Ketanji Brown Jackson in the Oval Office
Biden with refugees from Ukraine in Warsaw, March 2022
President Barack Obama and Biden talk with Xi Jinping, February 14, 2012
President Obama presents Biden with the Presidential Medal of Freedom with Distinction, January 12, 2017
Biden at a rally on the eve of the Iowa caucuses, February 2020
Biden and Ketanji Brown Jackson watching the U.S. Senate vote on her confirmation, April 2022.

Biden was inaugurated as the 46th president of the United States on January 20, 2021.

President of the United States

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Head of state and head of government of the United States of America.

Head of state and head of government of the United States of America.

George Washington, the first president of the United States
President Franklin D. Roosevelt delivers a radio address, 1933
President Lyndon B. Johnson signs the 1964 Civil Rights Act as Martin Luther King Jr. and others look on
President Donald Trump delivers his 2018 State of the Union Address, with Vice President Mike Pence and Speaker of the House Paul Ryan
President George H. W. Bush and Russian President Gorbachev sign the 1990 Chemical Weapons Accord in the White House.
Abraham Lincoln, the 16th president of the United States, successfully preserved the Union during the American Civil War.
President Barack Obama with his Supreme Court appointee Justice Sotomayor, 2009
President Ronald Reagan reviews honor guards during a state visit to China, 1984
President Woodrow Wilson throws out the ceremonial first ball on Opening Day, 1916
President Jimmy Carter (left) debates Republican nominee Ronald Reagan on October 28, 1980.
Map of the United States showing the number of electoral votes allocated following the 2010 census to each state and the District of Columbia for the 2012, 2016 and 2020 presidential elections; it also notes that Maine and Nebraska distribute electors by way of the congressional district method. 270 electoral votes are required for a majority out of 538 votes possible.
Franklin D. Roosevelt won a record four presidential elections (1932, 1936, 1940 and 1944), leading to the adoption of a two-term limit.
President William McKinley and his successor, Theodore Roosevelt
President Reagan surrounded by Secret Service
From left: George H. W. Bush, Barack Obama, George W. Bush, Bill Clinton, and Jimmy Carter. Photo taken in the Oval Office on January 7, 2009; Obama formally took office thirteen days later.
Presidents Barack Obama, George W. Bush, Bill Clinton, George H.W. Bush, and Jimmy Carter at the dedication of the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum in Dallas, 2013
White House, the official residence
Camp David, the official retreat
Blair House, the official guest house
The presidential limousine, dubbed "The Beast"
The presidential plane, called Air Force One when the president is on board
Marine One helicopter, when the president is aboard

Joe Biden is the 46th and current president of the United States, having assumed office on January 20, 2021.

Official portrait, 2021

Kamala Harris

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American politician and attorney who is the 49th vice president of the United States.

American politician and attorney who is the 49th vice president of the United States.

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Harris's childhood home on Bancroft Way in Berkeley
Harris in 2004 with California congresswoman Nancy Pelosi
Harris as San Francisco district attorney
Harris meets foreclosure victims in 2011.
Visiting Peterson Middle School (Santa Clara Unified School District) in 2010
Harris and LAPD chief Charlie Beck celebrate the 50th anniversary of the signing of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.
AG Harris announces the arrest of 101 gang members in Los Banos, California.
Senate campaign logo, 2016
Harris's official Senate portrait
Harris was sworn into the Senate by then-Vice President Biden on January 3, 2017.
Harris (center) at the 2018 commemorations of Bloody Sunday in Selma, where she was invited to speak by John Lewis (right)
Harris at SF Pride Parade 2019
Harris with Congressional Black Caucus women
Harris formally announced her run for the Democratic nomination for president on January 27, 2019.
Campaign logo for the Biden–Harris ticket
Harris being sworn in as vice president on January 20, 2021
Harris arrives in Guatemala during her first foreign trip as vice president, June 2021
Harris and German Chancellor Angela Merkel, July 2021
Harris at Howard University in 2017
Vice presidential office portrait of Harris and her husband, Second Gentleman Doug Emhoff, in 2021

Harris became vice president upon being inaugurated on January 20, 2021 alongside President Joe Biden.

2020 United States presidential election

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The 59th quadrennial presidential election, held on Tuesday, November 3, 2020.

The 59th quadrennial presidential election, held on Tuesday, November 3, 2020.

States and territories with at least one local, state, or federal primary election date or method of voting altered as of August 5, 2020.
A poll worker sanitizes an election booth in Davis, California
Chart of July 2020 opinion survey on likelihood of voting by mail in November election, compared to 2016
President Donald Trump with Amy Coney Barrett and her family, just prior to Barrett being announced as the nominee, September 26, 2020
George Floyd protests in Minneapolis on May 26
Early voting in Cleveland, Ohio
Hexagonal cartogram of the number of electoral college votes. States with opposite outcomes from 2016 are hatched.
People celebrate in the streets near the White House after the major networks projected Biden the winner of the election on November 7.
Senator Chuck Schumer addresses a crowd celebrating in Times Square, New York City shortly after the election was called for Biden.
Voters cast ballots at Roosevelt High School in Des Moines, Iowa
Screenshot of a tweet from Trump's Twitter account where he repeatedly and falsely claimed he had won.
CNN fact checker Daniel Dale reported that through June 9, 2021, Trump had issued 132 written statements since leaving office, of which "a third have included lies about the election"—more than any other subject.
Pro-Trump rioters stormed the U.S. Capitol Building on January 6
Results by state, shaded according to winning candidate's percentage of the vote
Results by county
Results by county, shaded according to winning candidate's percentage of the vote
A discontinuous cartogram of the 2020 United States presidential election
A continuous county-level cartogram of the 2020 United States presidential election
County swing from 2016 to 2020
Election results by Congressional District
Shaded election results by county (red-purple-blue scale)
States shaded by margin of victory
Counties shaded by margin of victory

Biden and Harris were inaugurated on January 20, 2021.

Presidential inauguration at the western front of the U.S. Capitol facing the National Mall (site since Reagan in 1981) – Barack Obama, January 20, 2009

United States presidential inauguration

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Ceremony to mark the commencement of a new four-year term of the president of the United States.

Ceremony to mark the commencement of a new four-year term of the president of the United States.

Presidential inauguration at the western front of the U.S. Capitol facing the National Mall (site since Reagan in 1981) – Barack Obama, January 20, 2009
Presidential inauguration with old overhead ceremonial porch at the eastern front of the U.S. Capitol (Lyndon B. Johnson, January 20, 1965)
Inauguration Day, January 20, 2005: President George W. Bush and First Lady Laura Bush lead the inaugural parade from the Capitol, down Pennsylvania Avenue to the White House
President Reagan being sworn in for his second term "privately" on television, January 20, 1985
Inauguration platform under construction for Woodrow Wilson's first inauguration in 1913
The Reverend Donn Moomaw delivers the invocation at the first inauguration of Ronald Reagan, 1981.
Maya Angelou delivering her poem "On the Pulse of Morning" at Bill Clinton's inauguration in 1993
Barack Obama's 2009 inaugural luncheon
The Inaugural Parade on Pennsylvania Avenue passes the presidential reviewing stand in front of the White House in March 1881.
Grandstand ticket to the Inaugural Parade for President Herbert Hoover, March 4, 1929
Barack Obama, Michelle Obama, Joe Biden, and Jill Biden at the 2013 National Prayer Service
A U.S. Customs and Border Protection boat patrolling the waterways around Washington, D.C. prior to the inauguration of Donald Trump
A presidential medal from the inauguration of Theodore Roosevelt in 1905

The most recent presidential inauguration was held on January 20, 2021, when Joe Biden assumed office.

The House of Representatives votes to adopt the article of impeachment

Second impeachment of Donald Trump

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Impeached for the second time on January 13, 2021, one week before his term expired.

Impeached for the second time on January 13, 2021, one week before his term expired.

The House of Representatives votes to adopt the article of impeachment
Speaker Nancy Pelosi signs the article of impeachment following passage by the House.
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Trump supporters illegally entered the Capitol and gathered on its eastern and western sides, including on the inaugural platform constructed for Biden's inauguration.

117th United States Congress

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Current meeting of the legislative branch of the United States federal government, composed of the U.S. Senate and the U.S. House of Representatives.

Current meeting of the legislative branch of the United States federal government, composed of the U.S. Senate and the U.S. House of Representatives.

2021 United States Capitol attack (January 6, 2021)
Joe Biden takes the oath of office as the 46th president of the United States
President Biden addresses a joint session of Congress, with Vice President Kamala Harris and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi
President Biden during the 2022 State of the Union Address
President Biden signed the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 into law, March 11, 2021
President Biden signed the Juneteenth National Independence Day Act into law, June 17, 2021
President Biden signed the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act into law, November 15, 2021
President Biden signed the Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act into law, December 23, 2021
President Biden signed the Ukraine Democracy Defense Lend-Lease Act of 2022 into law, May 9, 2022
House seats by party holding majority in state, as a result of the 2020 elections
Current (from January 20, 2021)
Begin (January 3, 2021 – January 18, 2021)
January 18, 2021 – January 20, 2021
Current (from May 25, 2022)
February 17, 2022 – March 18, 2022
February 11, 2021 – March 10, 2021
February 7, 2021 – February 11, 2021
June 14, 2021 – July 30, 2021
May 16, 2021 – June 14, 2021
April 6, 2021 – April 14, 2021
April 14, 2021 – May 11, 2021
May 11, 2021 – May 16, 2021
July 30, 2021 – November 4, 2021
November 4, 2021 – January 1, 2022
January 1, 2022 – January 18, 2022
January 18, 2022 – February 17, 2022
March 18, 2022 – March 31, 2022
March 31, 2022 – May 10, 2022
May 10, 2022 – May 25, 2022
May 25, 2022 – June 14, 2022
President Biden signed the Juneteenth National Independence Day Act into law, June 17, 2021
President Joe Biden signs the NDAA 2022 into law, December 27, 2021
President Biden signed the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2022 into law, March 15, 2022
President Biden signed the Emmett Till Antilynching Act into law, March 29, 2022
President Biden signed the Postal Service Reform Act into law, April 6, 2022
June 14, 2022 – June 21, 2022
June 21, 2022 – July 12, 2022

Additionally, with the inauguration of Joe Biden as president that same day, Democrats assumed control of the executive branch as well, attaining an overall federal government trifecta, also for the first time since the 111th Congress.

Fireworks from the finale of the program with Katy Perry performing “Firework” at the National Mall.

Celebrating America

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Fireworks from the finale of the program with Katy Perry performing “Firework” at the National Mall.

Celebrating America was a television special which aired as part of the post-inaugural events following the inauguration of Joe Biden on January 20, 2021.

CNN fact checker Daniel Dale reported that through June 9, 2021, Trump had issued 132 written statements since leaving office, of which "a third have included lies about the election" – more than any other subject.

Attempts to overturn the 2020 United States presidential election

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Stolen by means of rigged voting machines, electoral fraud and an international Communist conspiracy.

Stolen by means of rigged voting machines, electoral fraud and an international Communist conspiracy.

CNN fact checker Daniel Dale reported that through June 9, 2021, Trump had issued 132 written statements since leaving office, of which "a third have included lies about the election" – more than any other subject.
A Stop the Steal believer protesting in St. Paul, Minnesota, on November 14, 2020
Stop the Steal protesters gathered outside the Minnesota State Capitol on December 12, 2020. A boogaloo movement member was charged in connection to the event.
Rudy Giuliani, head of Trump's failed legal efforts, falsely asserted that the election had been subject to massive fraud.
Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC) contacted the Georgia Secretary of State about the possibility of invalidating ballots.
Protesters on Capitol grounds, January 6, 2021.
Rioters storming the Capitol.

Similar rhetoric had been observed prior to the January 6 riot and Biden's inauguration.

New Radicals promotional photo, featuring Alexander (second from left) and Brisebois (second from right) plus members of their touring group

New Radicals

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American alternative rock band formed in 1997 in Los Angeles, California.

American alternative rock band formed in 1997 in Los Angeles, California.

New Radicals promotional photo, featuring Alexander (second from left) and Brisebois (second from right) plus members of their touring group

However, the band finally reunited for a one off performance on January 20, 2021 to mark President Joe Biden's presidential inauguration.