Joe Biden, President Trump, Mr President discussed on WBZ Morning News


Com Thanks for being with us this Wednesday morning, I'm Jeff Brown. And here we go the long journey to the White House. Is just about complete Kennedy that I will faithfully execute the office of president of the United States. So help you God So help me God. Congratulations, Mr President. Today it's Joe Biden's dream, and it becomes reality. At noontime. Today, The dream was likely a little different as President elect Biden's reality comes with a hand on the Bible and an empty national mall security threats. They're keeping the nation's capital on lockdown today in a scene that is playing out At state Capitol buildings from coast to coast, including right here in Boston on Beacon Hill. WBC's James RoHaas is there and joins us Live with a preview. Good morning, James. Good morning, so there are metal barricades, blocking entrances and windows fortified with Plexi glass all around the statehouse. Police say they will increase security and officer presence if they get any new information about potential plan to protest. FBI, sending a memo to law enforcement nationwide warning that armed demonstrators could be planning to show up at all 50 Capitol buildings earlier this week, streets were closed off around the statehouse, and it wouldn't be surprising to see that happening again today, But things are quiet this morning law enforcement hoping that carries on throughout the day and night. At the Statehouse. James Earl Ha stub you BZ Boston's NewsRadio, James. Thank you. President. Trump hopes for a military send off this morning as he boards Air Force one. For the final time. The president will head off to Florida hours before Joe Biden takes the oath of office. And in the process will become only the fifth president to miss the inauguration of his successor. Prior to his departure, the president leaves office with a message to America. Together with millions of hardworking patriots across this land, we built the greatest political movement in the history of our country. We also built the greatest economy in the history of the world. It was about America first, because we all wanted to make America great again. We restored the principle that a nation exists to serve, it said. This is the president's farewell address, released on YouTube also offers well wishes and good luck to the new administration and avoids mentioning Joe Biden's name at all in the entire 20 minutes address. Inauguration day, of course, is an event unlike any other and much of that event will go virtual. Today. Much of it will be the same, however, like the entertainments, Beyonce, Justin Timberlake Lady Gaga, Just a few of the stars taking parts more now from WBC's Drew Mo Holland's The Star Power for Today's lineup feels a bit more like 2009 for Barack Obama's inaugural Bruce Springsteen closed out that show with the help of the late great Pete Seeger. And this land is your land, something most of us, including folk legend Tom Rush of Rockport will never forget it was, you know it was it was moving brush tells me he and Seeger's career is a cross paths that so many points and he was just so happy for Pete's have that moment on the Capitol steps because the moments weren't always so smooth. I remember him telling me that was playing in Spain. The officials gave him a list of songs he could not do so he got on stage and would say I can't sing this song, but you can and he'd start to play it. And the crowd would sing it for him about that. Drew Mohammed WBZ..

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