Biden Inaugurated as The 46th U.S. President

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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 angels have always prevailed … history, faith, and reason can show the way of unity.”

Also today, Kamala Harris cemented her place in history as the first African-American, Asian-American, and female U.S. Vice President.  In a Tweet from earlier, Harris said, “I’m here today because of the women who came before me.”

Biden got right to work after the ceremony, signing as many as 17 executive orders, including a mask mandate for those in federal facilities, and a resolution to rejoin the Paris Climate Accord.   

PODCASTS:


January 20, 2021 ~ Former Michigan Governor John Engler talks with Guy Gordon following President Joe Biden‘s Inauguration.


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.


January 20, 2021 ~ Victor Avila, national security analyst and retired ICE, HIS and DHS agent, talks with Frank about the National Guard presence in Washington D.C. for the inauguration of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris.

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