President Biden’s Inaugural Address
Joseph R. Biden, Jr. was sworn in as the 46th president of the United States on January 20, 2021. On the steps of the U.S. Capitol Building in Washington, D.C, he delivered his inaugural address as president of the United States. The video of his address can be found here, and the transcript can be accessed here.
In his address, President Biden touched on many topical issues such as the COVID-19 pandemic, global climate change, and political extremism. His entire address centered around one key message, a call for unity:
Today, on this January day, my whole soul is in this: Bringing America together. Uniting our people. And uniting our nation. I ask every American to join me in this cause. Uniting to fight the common foes we face: Anger, resentment, hatred. Extremism, lawlessness, violence. Disease, joblessness, hopelessness. With unity we can do great things. Important things. We can right wrongs. We can put people to work in good jobs. We can teach our children in safe schools. We can overcome this deadly virus. We can reward work, rebuild the middle class, and make health care secure for all. We can deliver racial justice. We can make America, once again, the leading force for good in the world.
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