Biden to take office as Trump leaves Washington

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After decades in Washington Joe Biden is set to assume the nation's highest office Biden will take the oath of office outside the capital where he was a senator and which two weeks ago saw a deadly riot it would ordinarily be a celebratory time as Washington marks the peaceful transition of power instead Biden will take office amid sadness a day after America recorded its four hundred thousand virus pandemic death to heal we must remember his first stop here in Washington yesterday was a sunset ceremony for virus victims at the Lincoln Memorial what was already going to be a scaled down and all of your role due to the pandemic is further restricted by threats of violence after the riot president trump will not be there becoming the first outgoing president to entirely skip inaugural festivities since eighteen sixty nine Sager mag ani Washington

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