President-elect Joe Biden can have a small, compared to earlier ceremonies, however noteworthy swearing-in ceremony on Inauguration Day. The Presidential Inaugural Committee introduced Thursday morning a number of celebrities and neighborhood leaders who will be part of Biden on the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday.
Girl Gaga, who endorsed Biden and carried out for him on the eve of Election Day, has been tapped to sing the Nationwide Anthem. Jennifer Lopez may even carry out.
Additionally included within the ceremony: Andrea Corridor, an Worldwide Affiliation of Fireplace Fighters native chapter president who will learn the Pledge of Allegiance, and Nationwide Youth Poet Laureate Amanda Gorman, who will learn a poem.
As well as, Jesuit Catholic priest and buddy of the Biden household, Father Leo J. O’Donovan will lead the invocation, whereas Rev. Dr. Silvester Beaman, pastor of Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church, will lead the benediction.
“We’re thrilled to announce an impressed group of dynamic contributors for the 59th Inaugural Ceremonies,” Thursday’s assertion learn. “They symbolize one clear image of the grand range of our nice nation and can assist honor and have a good time the time-honored traditions of the presidential inauguration as President-elect Biden and Vice President-elect Harris take the oath of workplace on the West Entrance of the U.S. Capitol.”
The announcement comes as the city of Washington, D.C., and the remainder of the nation put together for potential safety threats on and within the days main as much as the inauguration. Simply two weeks previous to Biden’s swearing in, a violent mob of pro-Trump supporters stormed the U.S. Capitol, leaving the nation raddled and Biden’s predecessor, President Donald Trump, impeached for the second time.
Previous to the riot, the Biden transition workforce mentioned Inauguration Day occasions could be scaled again because of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.