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Before President-elect Joseph R. Biden Jr. was sworn in on Wednesday, Mr. Trump and Melania Trump said goodbye to the White House.
You are amazing people, and this is a very big country. It is my greatest honor and privilege to have been your President. I will always fight for you. I will watch. I will listen. And I will tell you that the future of this country has never been better. I wish the new administration good luck and success.
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The 59th Presidential Inauguration will be largely virtual, but will still feature a number of ceremonies and celebrations. Here’s what’s going on and how to watch it from home.
Coverage will begin around 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time, with the swearing-in ceremony scheduled for later in the morning on the Western Front of the Capitol in Washington. Kamala harris will first be sworn in as Vice-President by Judge Sonia Sotomayor. Shortly before 12 h 00, Joseph R. Biden Jr. will then be sworn in as President by Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. The ceremony will include a musical performance by Jennifer lopez, and Lady Gaga will sing the national anthem. Garth Brooks should also perform.
Mr. Biden and Mrs. Harris, and their spouses, Jill biden and Douglas emhoff, will then conduct an Army Exam and visit Arlington National Cemetery to lay a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknowns. They will be joined by three former presidents and their wives, who will also be present at the swearing-in: Barack and Michelle Obama, George W. and Laura Bush, and Bill and Hillary Clinton.
Finally, Mr. Biden and Ms. Harris will visit the White House. Instead of a parade along Pennsylvania Avenue, a virtual procession hosted by actor Tony Goldwyn to 3:15 p.m. will feature artists and speakers from across the country. Jon stewart will make an appearance, and musical acts including Earth, Air and Fire will execute.
How to watch the inauguration and the parade
The New York Times will broadcast the opening live, accompanied by real-time analysis and coverage by our journalists.
the Biden Inaugural Committee will broadcast an official livestream of all events on its website, YouTube, Facebook, Twitter and Twitch. the White House will also broadcast the inauguration live.
Television networks, including ABC, CBS, CNN, C-SPAN, Fox, PBS, NBC and MSNBC, will broadcast live coverage of the inauguration.
The Roku Channel will broadcast feeds from several media outlets.
The streaming network Full of news will carry the inauguration through a number of cable companies and streaming platforms.
Actor Keke Palmer will also host a Live opening for children from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. It will include a message from Dr. Biden. The inaugural presidential committee will broadcast the special on YouTube. It will also air on Nickelodeon and Discovery Education.
All about the prime-time celebration
AT 8:30 p.m., Tom Hanks will host a 90-minute event that will feature remarks from the new president and vice-president and performances by Justin timberlake, Demi Lovato, Clemons ants and Jon Bon Jovi, as good as Foo fighters, John Legend, Lin-Manuel Miranda and Bruce Springsteen.
The New York Times will broadcast the celebration live in prime time.
ABC, CBS, CNN, PBS, NBC and MSNBC will air the special on television.
the Biden’s inaugural committee will broadcast the official livestream on its website, YouTube, Facebook, Twitter and Twitch.
If you don’t have cable TV, Amazon Prime Video, Microsoft Bing, Fox NewsNOW, and AT&T DirecTV and U-shaped will also carry the live special.
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Biden and Harris won’t meet enthusiastic supporters on the parade path this year. Instead, they and their families will receive a military escort to the White House.
Then, at 3:15 p.m. EST, a virtual parade, hosted by actor Tony Goldwyn, will feature artists from each of the 56 US states and territories.
The program will include an appearance by Jon Stewart, alma maters drums lines by Biden and Harris and other performances by Andra Day as well as Earth, Wind & Fire.
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