Biden, Harris take oath in low-key ceremony


Joseph R Biden took the oath to become the 46th president of the United States on Wednesday. Biden is the oldest person ever sworn in as president of the country. He turned 78 in November 2020. President-elect Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris were sworn in at the West Front of the US capitol during the 59th Presidential Inauguration ceremony.

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President Joe Biden, his wife Jill Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris and her husband Doug Emhoff

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President Joe Biden and wife Jill Biden

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Vice President Kamala Harris and husband Doug Emhoff

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President Joe Biden greets Lady Gaga

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Joe Biden is sworn in as the 46th president of the United States by Chief Justice John Roberts as Jill Biden holds the Bible

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Joe Biden is sworn in as the 46th president of the United States by Chief Justice John Roberts as Jill Biden holds the Bible

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Kamala Harris is sworn in as vice president by Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor as her husband Doug Emhoff holds the Bible

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President Joe Biden gets a kiss from first lady Jill Biden

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Former president George W Bush and his wife Laura Bush

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Former president Barack Obama and wife Michelle Obama

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Bill Clinton and Hillary Clinton

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Former President Barack Obama greets Vice President Kamala Harris

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Former President George W. Bush, from left, Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, former President Barack Obama and Michelle Obama

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President Joe Biden congratulates Vice President Kamala Harris

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Vice President Kamala Harris waves after being sworn as President Joe Biden watches

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President Joe Biden hugs his wife Jill Biden and children Hunter and Ashley Biden

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Teri McClain, of Seattle, poses with her Harris-Biden dolls near the Capitol Building

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A villager gives final touch to a portraits of US President Joe Biden, Vice President Kamala Harris ahead of oath taking ceremony, at Thulasendrapuram- hometown of Harris' maternal grandfather, in Tiruvarur district in Tamil Nadu

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