PHOTOS: Inauguration of 46th President and 1st female Vice President


WASHINGTON, DC – JANUARY 20: Vice President Kamala Harris celebrates with President-elect Joe Biden after being sworn in during the inauguration on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol on January 20, 2021 in Washington, DC. During today’s inauguration ceremony Joe Biden becomes the 46th president of the United States. (Photo by Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images)

WASHINGTON, D.C., (WKRN) — An historic day on Capitol Hill as the inauguration of the 46th President of the United States and first female Vice President of the United States takes place.

Joe Biden and Kamala Harris were sworn into office Wednesday. The ceremony unlike any other in American history. In the wake of COVID-19 and the Capitol riots, only a limited-attendance was allowed. Additionally, the usual in-person parade will now be virtual. Plus, President Donald Trump was not in attendance becoming the first incumbent to do so since 1869.

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