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–Before he takes the oath of office, President-elect Biden and Dr. Jill Biden will attend church. Sources tell ABC News Biden has invited the bipartisan Congressional leadership to services with him.
–President-elect Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris will be sworn into office at Wednesday’s inaugural ceremonies outside the U.S. Capitol. At 78, Biden becomes the oldest person sworn into office, while Harris is the first woman, Black person, and person of South Asian descent sworn in as vice president.
–The program is scheduled to begin at 10:15 AM (our time). Lady Gaga will sing the National Anthem. Jennifer Lopez and Garth Brooks will also perform. Harris will take the oath of office before Biden, who will then deliver his inauguration speech, themed “America United.”
–At 1:30PM, the president and vice president will lay a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. They’ll be accompanied by most of the former presidents, as well.
–After President Biden and First Lady, Dr. Jill Biden arrive at the White House, a virtual “Parade Across America” begins.
–Presidential Inaugural Balls will be held virtually.
–At 7:30PM, a “Celebrating America” primetime special will air, hosted by Tom Hanks. President Biden will deliver remarks from the Lincoln Memorial and Vice President Harris will deliver remarks from the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial. There’ll be performances from Lin-Manuel Miranda, Foo Fighters, John Legend, Bruce Springsteen, Jon Bon Jovi, Demi Lovato, Justin Timberlake, Tyler Hubbard, and Tim McGraw.
–President Biden is expected to sign a series of orders on Inauguration Day.
–Over 25,000 National Guard members are on hand to secure the inauguration.
–Local and state officials nationwide are on alert for any protests or threats that may come on Inauguration day.