New Delhi: Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor will administer the oath of office to newly elected Vice President Kamala Harris at a swearing-in ceremony here on Wednesday. The event will be historic in the sense that Sotomoyor is the first black, first Latin American judge to be sworn in as South Asia’s first female vice president.
According to a source, Sotomayor has been selected by Harris. The two have advocated together. Two Bibles will also be used in the swearing-in, one of which will be the first Black Justice Tharagad Marshall of the Supreme Court. This new information about Harris’ swearing-in was provided by ABC News.
Harris has been a fan of Sotomayor and Marshall
Harris has been a fan of both Sotomayor and Marshall. “Marshall is one of the main reasons behind his desire to become a lawyer,” he said in a video posted on Twitter. Sotomayor had previously sworn in Joe Biden as vice president in 2013. At the same time, the online ceremony related to the swearing in of newly elected US President Joe Biden and newly elected Vice President Kamala Harris will begin with a traditional Indian rangoli.
Joe Biden will be sworn in on January 20
Joe Biden will be sworn in as the next president of the United States on January 20. Donald Trump has already announced he will not participate in the swearing-in ceremony. In his place, Vice President Mike Pence will attend the event. Now news is coming that Trump will leave Washington in the morning just before the swearing in of newly elected President Biden. Trump could leave Washington DC and go to Florida.