Amid extra security measures due to the Jan 6 attack by Trump’s supporters, Joe Biden takes the oath of office and gives the inaugural address. In a historic milestone, Kamala Harris is sworn in as the first woman, first Black, and first Asian American Vice President by the first Latina Supreme Court justice, Sonia Sotomayor. An eyewitness reporter provides highlights of the presidential ceremony and the calls for national unity at the inaugural speech. Political analysts give perspective on the meaning of today’s events and the first actions of the new president in areas such as the pandemic, the crisis, and immigration reform. They also comment on Trump’s impeachment process and on the cooperation expected from Congress to confirm cabinet members and pass key legislation.
Guests: José López Zamorano, News Reporter, Washington, DC; María Echaveste, Former US Presidential Advisor for President Clinton, President and CEO, The Opportunity Institute, Berkeley, CA; Hilda Solis, Member of Board of Supervisors, Los Angeles County, Former Labor Secretary for President Obama, Los Angeles, CA; Audio segments: President Joe Biden, Vice President Kamala Harris, Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor, Chief Justice John Roberts, Senator Amy Klobuchar, Actress and Singer Jennifer Lopez.
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