President-elect Joe Biden can have a small, as compared to earlier ceremonies, however noteworthy swearing-in ceremony on Inauguration Day. The Presidential Inaugural Committee introduced Thursday morning a number of celebrities and neighborhood leaders who will be part of Biden at the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday.
Lady Gaga, who endorsed Biden and carried out for him on the eve of Election Day, has been tapped to sing the National Anthem. Jennifer Lopez may even carry out.
Several different stars, together with Justin Timberlake and Demi Lovato, are set to carry out in a digital celebration hosted by Tom Hanks, the PIC introduced on Wednesday.
Also included within the ceremony: Andrea Hall, an International Association of Fire Fighters native chapter president who will learn the Pledge of Allegiance, and National Youth Poet Laureate Amanda Gorman, who will learn a poem.
In addition, Jesuit Catholic priest and pal of the Biden household, Father Leo J. O’Donovan will lead the invocation, whereas Rev. Dr. Silvester Beaman, pastor of Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church, will lead the benediction.
“We are thrilled to announce an impressed group of dynamic individuals for the 59th Inaugural Ceremonies,” Thursday’s statement read. “They signify one clear image of the grand range of our nice nation and can assist honor and have fun the time-honored traditions of the presidential inauguration as President-elect Biden and Vice President-elect Harris take the oath of office on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol.”
The announcement comes as town of Washington, D.C., and the remainder of the nation put together for doable safety threats on and within the days main up to the inauguration. Just two weeks prior to Biden’s swearing in, a violent mob of pro-Trump supporters stormed the U.S. Capitol, leaving the nation raddled and Biden’s predecessor, President Donald Trump, impeached for the second time.
Prior to the riot, the Biden transition staff mentioned Inauguration Day occasions could be scaled again due to the continued coronavirus pandemic.