See the Striking and Stirring Photos from President Joseph Biden's Celebratory Inauguration
Joseph R. Biden Jr. took the oath of office on Jan. 20 in a ceremony that included performances by Jennifer Lopez and Lady Gaga as well as some presidential reunions
Not long before their swearing in, Doug Emhoff, Vice President Kamala Harris, Dr. Jill Biden and President Joe Biden wave as they arrive on the East Front of the U.S. Capitol for the inauguration.
President Biden and his wife Dr. Jill Biden hold hands as they arrive for the inauguration on the East Front of the U.S. Capitol.
Senator Bernie Sanders arrives at the inauguration on Wednesday.
United States Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi arrives for the inauguration of Joe Biden with her husband, Paul Pelosi.
Former President Bill Clinton arrives with wife and former Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton.
Former President George W. Bush and Laura Bush arrive to the inauguration on Wednesday.
Former Presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama laugh with Michelle Obama and Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi.
Former President Bush talks with U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Amy Coney Barrett as they arrive at the inauguration on Wednesday.
Barack Obama and Alex Rodriguez — there to support his fiancée, performer Jennifer Lopez — shake hands as they arrive for the inauguration.
Senator Cory Booker and his girlfriend, actress Rosario Dawson, wear matching masks to the inauguration on Wednesday.
Incoming Vice President Kamala Harris waves with husband Doug Emhoff as the pair arrives to the inauguration.
Barack Obama fist bumps Doug Emhoff while Michelle Obama greets Kamala Harris.
Kamala Harris and husband Doug Emhoff are greeted by former President Barack Obama
Kamala Harris hugs her step-children, Cole and Emma Emhoff, as she arrives at the inauguration.
Kamala Harris greets Vice President Mike Pence.
Joe and Jill Biden prepare to walk the Capitol steps on Wednesday.
Joe Biden and Jill Biden arrive for the inauguration.
Jill Biden waves as she and her husband arrive at his inauguration ceremony.
The crowd applauds as President-elect Joe Biden arrives at the U.S. Capitol.
Joe Biden gets a fist bump from friend Barack Obama ahead of his swearing in.
Senator Amy Klobuchar, a member of the Joint Congressional Committee on Inaugural Ceremonies, speaks during the inauguration of Joe Biden.
Senator Roy Blunt follows Senator Klobuchar and speaks at Joe Biden's inauguration.
Jennifer Lopez wears suffragette white as she is escorted to the inauguration.
Jennifer Lopez sings a rendition of Woody Guthrie's "This Land Is Your Land," before transitioning into "America the Beautiful."
Harris is the first female, Black American and person of South Asian descent to be elected Vice President in the history of the United States.
Harris's husband, Doug Emhoff, held the bible for his wife as she was sworn in. Emhoff with be the first Second Gentleman of the United States.
Joe Biden fist bumps his Vice President, Kamala Harris, after she is sworn in.
A socially distanced crowd sits at the U.S. Capitol for the inauguration.
A socially distanced crowd watches from the lawn of the U.S. Capitol.
The view of the U.S. Capitol prior to President Joseph R. Biden Jr. taking the oath of office.
Joe Biden is sworn in as the 46th president of the United States by Chief Justice John Roberts, as Jill Biden and their children Ashley and Hunter look on.
President Joe Biden embraces First Lady Dr. Jill Biden, son Hunter Biden and daughter Ashley after being sworn in.
Jill Biden shows support to her husband, President Joe Biden.
President Joe Biden delivers his inaugural address on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday.
Garth Brooks sings "Amazing Grace" after the swearing in of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris.
Youth Poet Laureate Amanda Gorman speaks at the inauguration of U.S. President Joe Biden.
Vice President Kamala Harris leaves after she was inaugurated along with President Joe Biden.
Former President Obama gives Lady Gaga a hug.
Supporters of President Joseph Biden celebrate as they listen to him speak during the presidential inauguration.
People celebrate as they listen to Biden speak during the presidential inauguration.
President Joe Biden delivers his inaugural address on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol.
The view looking onto the National Mall as President Joe Biden delivers his inauguration speech.
President Biden and Vice President Harris leave the Capitol following the inauguration.
President Biden salutes as he, First Lady Jill Biden, Vice President Kamala Harris and Second Gentleman Doug Emhoff leave the Capitol.
President Joe Biden signs three documents, including an inauguration declaration, cabinet nominations and sub-cabinet nominations in the President's Room at the U.S. Capitol as Vice President Kamala Harris watches.