Joe Biden has been sworn into office as the 46th President of the United States.
Joe Biden has been sworn into office.
Kamala Harris has also been sworn into office as the first woman, black and Asian Vice President.
The ceremony took place at Capital Hill today in a ceremony like no other.
Masks were worn by all in attendance, and flags replaced the crowds that would usually congregate to witness the ceremony.
Lady Gaga sung the national anthem before Kamala Harris was sworn into office by Justice Sonia Sotomayor.
Lady Gaga performs the American national anthem at President-elect Joe Bidens swearing-in ceremony.
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Jennifer Lopez also amazed fans as she performed on the steps of Capitol Hill.
remember when JLO turned the presidential inauguration into her OWN concert pic.twitter.com/XenxYXVIcs
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46th President of America
Joe Biden was then sworn in as 46th President of the United States of America.
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He spoke about uniting America in his speech to the nation.
Biden urged the country to 'lower the temperature, and to keep a cool head'.
He spoke about the riots at Capitol Hill, and how it did not deter democracy.
"It did not happen, it will not happen, not today, not tomorrow, not ever," he said.
"On this hallowed ground where, just a few days ago, violence sought to shake the Capitol's very foundation, we come together as one nation," President Joe Biden refers to the violent riots at the Capitol 2 weeks ago in his inauguration speech. https://t.co/65ZivtJUxi pic.twitter.com/OZruGwFm1W
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He finished his speech, saying 'America has been tested and we overcame it. We will engage with the world again, not to beat yesterday's challenge, but to prove we can lead by example.
"As my first act as President, I ask you to join me. We can be the Nation I know we can, and should be," he finished.