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Joe Biden's presidential inauguration as 46th US president has started on Wednesday as Trump left the White House for the final time before the inauguration.

Iran Press/America: After campaigning on a promise to heal a fractured nation, US President-elect Joe Biden begin the work of uniting the country Wednesday when he is sworn in as the 46th president of the United States on the West Front of the US Capitol -- a mere two weeks after insurrectionists incited by former US President Donald Trump stormed the building and tried to overturn the election results based on Trump's lies, CNN reported.

Trump has left the White House and will fly to Florida as his term comes to an end with Joe Biden's inauguration as the 46th President of the United States. 

More than 25,000 National Guard troops are now in place to ensure that the nation's transfer of power can take place peacefully. Trump became the first president in more than 150 years to refuse to attend his successor's swearing-in ceremony.


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