President Joe Biden, has sent a strong warning to his incoming presidential appointees that if they treat anyone with disrespect he’ll fire “them on the spot.”
He made this known during his inauguration ceremony.
“I’m not joking when I say this. If you’re ever working with me – and I hear you treat another colleague with disrespect, talk down to someone – I promise you I will fire you on the spot.
“On the spot. No ifs, ands, or buts. Everybody, everybody is entitled to be treated with decency and dignity. That’s been missing in a big way in the last four years.
“Cathy’s gone through all your backgrounds, talked to me about you. I’m confident you have the capacity to do it” he said
President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris were officially sworn in on Wednesday, January 20, 2021.
During his presidential speech, Biden recognized the more than 400,000 deaths in the US due to COVID-19, asking for a silent prayer.
Lady Gaga led the audience to sing the national anthem, while Jennifer Lopez sang This Land is Your Land and Garth Brooks.
25,000 troops were deployed by the Department of Defense to help guard against threats.
The inauguration was live-streamed by every major news station as well as on platforms like Facebook Live, Twitter and C-Span and it’s available to replay the ceremony.
Donald Trump did not attend the service , however though former Vice President Mike Pence did.
Trump is expected to be at Palm Beach, Florida, and did not attend the event,. Trump released his farewell address on Tuesday.
“It’s a new day in America,” Biden tweeted ahead of the daylong event.
Joe Biden has since zoomed into his presidential duties.
Many people believe he will follow Obama’s footsteps and reactive all his policies .
By: Naa Ayorkor Laryea