Where is the inauguration going to be held?

May 18, 2021 Off By idswater

Where is the inauguration going to be held?

The inauguration will be held on the same risers in the same spot at the U.S. Capitol where a violent, pro-Trump mob descended earlier in the month. But the two events aren’t even comparable from a security standpoint, said Michael Plati, U.S. Secret Service special agent in charge, who is leading the inauguration security.

Is the National Mall shut down for the inauguration?

The National Mall has also been shut down amid security concerns and the general public will not be able to gather on the Mall to watch the inauguration as they have in inaugurations past. In place of a large crowd, Biden’s inaugural committee has placed hundreds of thousands of American flags on the National Mall. How can I watch CNN’s coverage?

What was the theme of this year’s inauguration?

The theme of this year’s inauguration is “America United,” an issue that’s long been a central focus for Biden but one that’s taken on added weight in the wake of the violence at the U.S. Capitol earlier this month.

Who are the former presidents that will be at the inauguration?

Former Presidents Barack Obama, George W. Bush and Bill Clinton will be there to stand witness to the rite of democracy. The only other living president, 96-year-old Jimmy Carter, who has spent the pandemic largely at home in Georgia, will not attend but has extended “best wishes” to Biden.

Who was in charge of crowd at Obamas inauguration?

“What this does is validate the other photos that were out there in January,” Dan Gross, who was in charge of crowd logistics for Obama’s 2013 inauguration, told the Post. “It’s obvious they didn’t have the crowd they were expecting.

Who was inaugurated as the 45th President of the United States?

In the culmination of his extraordinary rise to power over a tumultuous election year, Donald John Trump is inaugurated as the 45th president of the United States in Washington, D.C. From the time he kicked off his presidential campaign in June 2015 at his namesake Trump Tower in …read more

How many presidents have taken the oath of office?

I thank President Bush for his service to our nation — (applause) — as well as the generosity and cooperation he has shown throughout this transition. Forty-four Americans have now taken the presidential oath.

Why did we gather for the inaugural address?

(Applause.) On this day, we gather because we have chosen hope over fear, unity of purpose over conflict and discord. On this day, we come to proclaim an end to the petty grievances and false promises, the recriminations and worn-out dogmas that for far too long have strangled our politics.