Joe Biden will be sworn in as the 46th President of the United States of America today at noon on Wednesday, Jan. 20 the country’s 244-year history.
Joe Biden will also become the oldest President in the history of the country. He has turned 78 in November 2020.
Joe Biden’s full name is Joseph Robinette Biden Jr. Biden was born in the year 1942 in the state of Pennsylvania.
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Biden has been a law professor and taught at Widner University Delaware Law School from 1991 to 2008.
Biden is known for his long speech in the Senate.
Joe Biden has also previously played the role of Vice-President in the former US President Barack Obama administration. Along with Biden, Kamla Harris of Indian origin will also take the oath of office.
According to a New York website, his salary is about four million US dollars annually. Apart from this, the president also gets an expression allowance of 50 thousand dollars annually. Also, non-taxable travel allowance of one million dollars is also available.
The American President is also given 19 thousand dollars annually for entertainment. If a president wants to donate salary, he can also. The President’s wife, the First Lady there, does not get any salary.
The program will be held in Capitol Hill i.e. US Parliament on January 20 at 12 noon local time.
Biden will take the oath of office in just 35 words. The ceremony will not be as grand as this time. The corona virus will not mobilize.
Trump left the White House without much pomp early Wednesday morning for Florida after issuing last minute pardons and commutations to 143 people, many of whom he considered allies.
There will, however, be an inaugural ceremony, set to begin at 11:30 a.m. ET.
Just before noon, Biden and Kamala Harris will take their oaths of office and at noon, they will officially become President Joe Biden and vice president Kamala Harris.
Biden will then be sworn in on his family bible by Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts.
The event is set to take place outdoors on the Capitol’s West Front, but the ceremony will be tempered.
How can see
The US President’s swearing-in ceremony will be broadcast live on all major US networks including ABC, CBS, CNN, NBC, MSNBC, PBS. It can also be seen live on https://bideninaugural.org/watch/