Kamala Harris presides over Senate and administers oath of office to three Democrats

January 20, 2021 7 Views

Vice President Kamala Harris drew applause when she returned to the Senate hours after taking the oath of office. Harris presided over the chamber and administered the oath of office to her replacement in Senate, Alex Padilla, and the winners of Georgia’s runoff races, Jon Ossoff and Raphael Warnock, whose victories flipped control of the chamber to the Democrats. Watch the ceremony.

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  1. LOVE KAMALA, Madame Vice President – OH WHAT A BLESSING YOU are for AMERICA! Blessings upon the Two new Senators representing Georgia, and Mr. Padilla, newly appointed Senator from the State of California.
    This is a JOYOUS DAY indeed!!!

  2. Historic. This is a proud time to be American?? You can totally tell the mood in this country shifted the moment donald trump left Washington and PRESIDENT BIDEN took over. Like a breath of fresh air, we all needed this change.

  3. For any Democrat registered voter reading this….serious question: How is Kamala, all of sudden the next best thing since sliced bread as our new VP(even folks saying she needs to run for President) when she never received any votes in the democratic primary from registered democrat voters, had to drop out of the race and was vehement against Biden and his policies in the debates? I am just amazed that she could be running the country at any moment but never received the democrat voter support.
    Thanks