Kamala Harris is the first woman, first African-American and first Asian-American to serve in the role.
Harris' husband, Doug Emhoff, held the Bible as she took oath.The Vice-President had earlier been escorted to the Capitol platform for the ceremony by Capitol police officer Eugene Goodman, who was hailed as a hero for leading rioters away from the Senate chamber during a violent attack on the Capitol on Jan 6 when both Houses met to confirm Biden's electoral college victory.
Earlier, American Jesuit Catholic priest Father Leo J O’Donovan, a longtime Biden family friend, gave an invocation while Georgia firefighter Andrea Hall led the Pledge of Allegianve.Hall is the first African-American woman to be promoted to the rank of fire captain with the South Fulton fire and rescue department in Georgia.
Singer Lady Gaga, who had campaigned for Biden, performed the national anthem at the ceremony. Read more: The Star »
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Majulah Malaysia kan. A true blue American destined to be the VP of the USA. She couldnt get a crowd to listen to her when she ran for Presidential race . But now Democrat Americans just love her. 💪 ' I Kamala Devi Harris......' proud of this moment! Proud of her 😃