Joseph R. Biden, Jr. Sworn in as 46th President of the United States of America

President Joe Biden and Ambassador Lisa Johnson.

Windhoek – On January 20, Joseph R. Biden, Jr. took the oath of the Office of the President to protect and defend the Constitution, becoming the 46th President of the United States of America.

In his inaugural address, President Biden said, “America has been tested and we have come out stronger for it. We will repair our alliances and engage with the world once again.  Not to meet yesterday’s challenges, but today’s and tomorrow’s.  We will lead not merely by the example of our power but by the power of our example.  We will be a strong and trusted partner for peace, progress, and security.”

The full text of President Biden’s inaugural address is here.

The Press Office of the U.S. Embassy would like to advise members of the media of the main Twitter handles used by the new administration.  These are excellent media resources for news and information on activities of the new U.S. administration.

We encourage members of the media to continue reaching out to the Press Office of the U.S. Embassy as a resource, as well.

Recommended official U.S. Twitter handles: @USEmbNamibia@WhiteHouse@POTUS@VP@FLOTUS@SecondGentleman@PressSec@StateDept@StateDeptSpox@StateDeputySpox@ClimateEnvoy

Link to audio statement by U.S. Ambassador Lisa Johnson: