WJR News | Transition of Power 2021


Biden Inaugurated as The 46th U.S. President

Photo: Alex Wong / Getty WASHINGTON DC, January 20, 2021 ~ Joe Biden was sworn in today as the 46th president of the United States.   Biden used the event to call for unity and healing in a nation gripped by political divisions and a raging pandemic.   “End the uncivil war,” said Biden.  “Our better…MORE


Biden Arrives in Locked-Down Washington

Photo:  Chip Somodevilla / Getty WASHINGTON DC, January 19, 2020 ~ President-Elect Joe Biden and Vice President-Elect Kamala Harris arrived with their spouses Tuesday in Washington D.C.  Their first stop ahead of Wednesday’s Inauguration was the Reflecting Pool at the Lincoln Memorial, where 400 lights were lit at sundown to honor the more than 400,000…MORE


Security Tightens at U.S. Capitol and in Lansing Ahead of Biden Inauguration

Photo:  Stefani Reynolds / Getty WASHINGTON DC, January 16, 2021 ~ Federal authorities are raising alarms over cyber chatter that suggest domestic terror attacks in both Washington D.C. and in state capitals around the nation are possible in the coming days.  Washington is in lockdown, as fortified barricades go up in the midst of thousands…MORE


House to Move Forward With Impeachment Proceedings

Photo:  Brendan Smialowski / Getty ~ President Trump walks by supporters outside the White House Tuesday before his departure to Alamo, Texas. WASHINGTON DC, January 13, 2021 ~ While President Trump was in Alamo, Texas Tuesday touting his boarder wall accomplishments, lawmakers in Washington were barreling towards what now seems an inevitable second impeachment for the…MORE


January 21, 2021 ~ The University of Michigan Director of Debate and author of “I Do Solemnly Swear: Presidential Inaugural Addresses of the Last Five Decades” tells Paul W. that President Biden‘s speech was “solid.”

January 20, 2021 ~ Congresswoman Debbie Dingell of Michigan’s 12th District, talks with Frank about the inauguration of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris.

January 20, 2021 ~ Ford Motor Company Vice-President of Government Affairs Matt Godlewski talks to Paul W. about the company’s masks that will be worn by members of Congress at the Inauguration.



WASHINGTON DC, January 19, 2021 ~ President Trump delivers a farewell address from the Blue Room at the White House.