Congressional leaders present gifts to President Joe Biden, VP Kamala Harris

January 20, 2021 6 Views

President Joe Biden is presented with gifts from Congressional leaders, including engraved, glass vases, American flags and more. For access to live and exclusive video from CNBC subscribe to CNBC PRO: https://cnb.cx/2NGeIvi

Former Sen. Bob Corker said on CNBC he believes President Joe Biden struck the right tone in his inauguration speech.

However, the Tennessee Republican cautioned that even with Biden’s calls for unity, clear ideological differences remain between the GOP and Democrats and suggested a new political party could form.

“For years … people have talked about having an independent party that linked together the more moderate, centrist individuals on both sides of the aisle that really want to solve our nation’s problems,” said Corker, whose Senate tenure ended in January 2019.

“Then we’ve had people on … more extremes of the parties that have pulled it in a different direction on both sides. I think we’re going through a period of time where it’s very possible you could have a different party break out.”

But more immediately, Corker told CNBC’s Shepard Smith he wants to see current Republicans and Democrats in Washington work to address issues facing the country.

“I hope that both parties will get serious about making our nation stronger,” Corker said. “President Biden’s speech indicated that’s the direction he wants to go and I’d like to see that occur, but there will be policy differences.”

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  1. Desirous the gold under the rainbow is what it means the wrong not to have American part what part of Irish and slavery do you not understand Joe Biden is a fraud everyone knows that must be waiting for leprechaun in that gold under the rainbow you get it haha you know there's no saying right that's all rainbow means they have them down south every time it rains it means if you knew American history you would know that the devil is beating his wife over the head with a frying pan have you ever heard that Joe Biden you're an insult to all the people in the south

  2. People in the media and better start doing the first amendment because you going to start war over here pretty soon and you have a lot of answers you can't lie and live out a lie and change history without getting rejection hatred 400 years of hate you brought back up 200 years of native American I got right to say what I want I'll prove it to you go to your history book and Andrew Jackson 50 years before the civil war Andrew Jackson what did he do wrong all right was it Britain British soldiers so how the hell could African American do a rainbow on a painting 1959 to mean that during the Patriot act in Cincinnati why would he do that

  3. How lovely it is to see how sweet, loving and kindly the President was with his wife. He looks to be such a lovely gentle man who clearly adores his wife as she adores him. It's truly beautiful to see such an obviously loving couple who each demonstrated with the grace and dignity that hasn't been seen in the Whitehouse for a very long time. I wish great success in the endeavours for both couples as they begin a happy, healthy and productive first term in office as President, First Lady, Vice President & her husband (not sure what title the Americans use in this circumstance). It's so good to see a 'team' who are obviously very warm and comfortable with one another. What a great day to finally see the USA heading back to some normalcy after such a tumultuous period of time. I think that the whole world can finally breathe a quiet sigh of relief to have steady hands at the helm of the leading democracy in the world.

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  5. Interesting how he is supposedly the most loved president in history yet there were hardly any people at rallies, barely any people at his inauguration… barely any views at all for social media… liar, pervert, thief, waste of tax payer dollars… those words can be used in several different descriptive sentences 😉

  6. The more people rationalize cheating, the more it becomes a culture of dishonesty. And that can become a vicious, downward cycle. Because suddenly, if everyone else is cheating, you feel a need to cheat, too. Stephen Covey. “.