Reside protection: Inauguration Day kicks off regardless of fears of COVID-19 and Trump mob violence


Two totally different threats—COVID-19 and violent rebel by supporters of Donald Trump—grasp over the proceedings, however this Inauguration Day is nonetheless a uniquely joyful one. At midday, Chief Justice John Roberts will administer the oath of workplace and Joe Biden would be the forty sixth president of the US. Shortly thereafter, Justice Sonia Sotomayor will administer the oath of workplace making Kamala Harris the primary girl vp, the primary Black vp, and the primary Asian American vp.

However first, an inauguration program together with an invocation by Father Leo O’Donovan, a former president of Georgetown College; the pledge of allegiance recited by Andrea Corridor, the primary Black girl to grow to be a captain of the fireplace division in her Georgia city; the nationwide anthem sung by Woman Gaga; a poetry studying by Amanda Gorman, the primary youth poet laureate; and a musical efficiency by Jennifer Lopez. (In order that’s already extra star energy than Trump summoned up for his complete inauguration week.)

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Mark Sumner

He’s leaving! He’s leaving! He’s giving that final “Nixon wave” proper now.

After all, QAnon believers suppose that is all only a deception. Trump will reappear, using on an eagle, as he swoops down on the inauguration ceremony for #TheStorm. However for the remainder of us, a second of pure pleasure.