Biden says U.S. democracy has prevailed, urges Americans to heal nation

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Joe Biden, following his oath of office, on Wednesday celebrated his incoming administration not as a celebration of a candidate but a victory for U.S

Reuters January 21, 2021 00:15:18 IST
Biden says U.S. democracy has prevailed, urges Americans to heal nation

Biden says US democracy has prevailed urges Americans to heal nation

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Joe Biden, following his oath of office, on Wednesday celebrated his incoming administration not as a celebration of a candidate but a victory for U.S. democracy, saying more work must be done to heal the nation.

"At this hour, my friends, democracy has prevailed," Biden said in his inaugural speech. "Today we celebrate the triumph, not of a candidate, but of a cause. The cause of democracy."

(Reporting by Trevor Hunnicutt and Patricia Hunnicutt; additional reporting by Doina Chiacu; writing by Susan Heavey; Editing by Chizu Nomiyama)

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