Shortly after speaking at the inauguration ceremony in Washington, D.C., President Biden made his first tweet from the @POTUS account.
President Joe Biden called on Americans to overcome their divisions, declaring in his first address in office that “without unity, there is no peace.”
In a move toward transparency, Jen Psaki, President Joe Biden’s new White House press secretary, held the administration’s first press briefing Wednesday evening after Biden’s inauguration.
The Senate voted to confirm Avril Haines Wednesday as the new director of national intelligence, giving President Joe Biden the first member of his Cabinet.
The election was challenged in court. There were objections to the certification of the electoral college. The new president lost the popular vote. As much as those words could be applied to today's America, they can also be said about the fight over the 2000 election between George W. Bush and Al Gore.
It’s traditional for outgoing presidents to leave a note for their successor.
In his first hours as president, President Joe Biden signed a series of executive actions that reversed his predecessor’s orders on immigration, climate change and handling of the coronavirus pandemic.
As Kamala Harris took the oath of office, becoming the first female vice president, those at Casa Biden in Tampa reflected on watching history being made.
Biden never mentioned his predecessor, who defied tradition and left town ahead of the ceremony, but spoke directly to Trump's supporters: "Take a measure of me and my heart," he said. "If you still disagree, so be it, that’s democracy, that’s America. The right to dissent, peacefully."
President Joe Biden says he plans to review the Trump administration’s downsizing of two sprawling national monuments in the American Southwest.
President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris attended a wreath-laying ceremony after the inauguration Wednesday at Arlington National Cemetery's Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, a tradition among incoming administrations.
In his first remarks as president, Joe Biden said his swearing-in marks a day of “history and hope” and that the country has “learned again that democracy is precious.” You can read his remarks in full here.
Joe Biden and Kamala Harris took their oaths of office on Wednesday using Bibles that are laden with personal meaning.
President-Elect Joe Biden - who is making history as the nation's second Catholic president - attended services at St. Matthew the Apostle Cathedral in DC ahead of the Inauguration on Wednesday.
President Donald Trump says he thinks the new administration will have “great success” and claims to have laid the foundation for it.
President-elect Joe Biden's nominee to lead the intelligence community, Avril Haines, promised Tuesday to “speak truth to power" and keep politics out of intelligence agencies.
Janet Yellen, President-elect Joe Biden's choice as Treasury secretary, said Tuesday that the incoming administration would focus on winning quick passage of its $1.9 trillion pandemic relief plan, rejecting Republican arguments that the measure is too big given the size of U.S. budget deficits.
Vice President Mike Pence is among those who will not be attending President Donald Trump’s sendoff event at Joint Base Andrews.
Wilmington, Delaware, has been Joe Biden’s home for many years, serving as the backdrop for several highs and lows throughout his life. He said when he dies, "Delaware will be written on my heart."
Joe Biden is arriving in the nation's capital Tuesday -- ready to assume power as the nation reels from the coronavirus pandemic, soaring unemployment and grave concerns about more violence as he prepares to take the oath of office.