Joe Biden took the oath of office at the U.S Capitol on Wednesday, becoming the 46th president of the United States and seeks to change some of Trump’s executive orders.
Biden remarked after swearing-in saying “Democracy has prevailed!”, Joe also thanked representatives of both parties in the audience. “We’ve come so far, but we still have so far to go … much to repair, much to restore … and much to gain.”
He said that his swearing-in marked “history and hope”.
“Not today, not tomorrow, not ever,” he said about the quest of a “riotous mob” to take over the American government.
“We must end this uncivil war. …We can do this if we open our souls instead of hardening our hearts.”
Speaking at his inauguration, Biden said:” “We will get through this together, together, he added that the world is watching and America has been tested and came out stronger for it.
“We must end this uncivil war that pits red against blue,” Biden added.
The United States will lead by the power of example, Biden uttered, that values were “learned again that democracy is precious.”
The American 46th president called on Americans to leave their differences and divisions, adding that “without unity, there is no peace.”
Biden pledged that he would be honest and will continue to confront issues in America by defending the truth and defeating “the lies”
Biden promised to become a “president for all Americans” and “fight as hard for those who did not support me as for those who did”.
He added, “The dream of justice for all will be deferred no longer.”
Joe Biden also asked for a moment of silence for recalling all those who passed due to COVID-19.
The democratic leader, thanked his predecessors from both parties during his inaugural remarks, former Vice president Mike Pence was also in attendance, but the former president avoided joining the ceremony and left for Florida earlier in the day.
On the other hand, Kamala Harris, became the first female Vice President, the first black American, and the first Asian American to serve besides Biden in the office.
Earlier, President Ashraf Ghani extended congratulations to President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris on their victory as the President in the 2020 U.S. presidential election.
President Ghani said, “Afghanistan looks forward to deepening our multilayered strategic partnership with the United States, our foundational partner, including in counterterrorism and bringing peace to Afghanistan.”