Kamala Harris was on Wednesday sworn in as the primary feminine Vice President of the United States by Justice Sonia Sotomayor throughout a grand inauguration on the West Front of the US Capitol. Harris, 56, who’s the 49th Vice President of the US can also be the primary African-American and Indian-origin girl to carry this place. Leaders from throughout the globe congratulated her and President Joe Biden and regarded ahead to strengthening ties with the United States additional.

After taking the oath, Harris took to Twitter and wrote, “Ready to serve’- which already garnered over 525,000 likes and over 86,000 re-tweets at the time of writing this piece. Her official Twitter handle currently has more than 6 million followers, 778 followings and the bio states: “Vice President of the United States. Wife to the first @SecondGentleman. Momala. Auntie. Fighting for the people.” Her husband, Douglas Emhoff, is the primary ‘Second Gentlemen’- the primary male partner of a Vice President within the United States. He will use @SecondGentleman account on the social media web site from in the present day.

Out of the 778 profiles that Harris follows, there are tennis participant Serena Williams, actors Priyanka Chopra Jonas, Neil Patrick Harris, Mark Hamill and Chris Evans. She additionally follows celebrated writer Padma Lakshmi and the official deal with of The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). The tweets on her official deal with are majorly centered on the continuing coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic and the influence of the disaster on the American financial system, precautions to fight the illness and updates on the variety of circumstances and deaths.

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Kamala Harris was born in Oakland, California in 1964 to an Indian mom and an African-American father from Jamaica. Her mom, Shyamala Gopalan Harris- who hailed from Chennai, was a breast most cancers researcher and had died of most cancers in 2009. While her father, Donald, is a Jamaican American professor of economics. During the US 2020 Presidential marketing campaign path, Harris typically spoke about how her dad and mom would push her in her stroller at civil rights marches.

Harris had gained her first race for San Francisco district legal professional in 2003, turning into the primary black feminine to carry such an workplace in California. She additionally grew to become the primary black girl to be elected as California legal professional normal in 2010 and in 2016, she was the one second black girl ever to be elected as a US senator. Before departing as a senator from California, Harris tweeted, ‘ Thank you California—it has been an honor serving as your senator for the past four years. Our country has faced many challenges, but I remain certain that our best days are ahead. I promise to keep standing up for our shared values as your Vice President.”

Meanwhile, during Wednesday’s event- Harris and Emhoff, stood on the Capitol steps Wednesday to bid farewell to her predecessor, former Vice President Mike Pence, and his spouse, Karen. The two {couples} stood and talked for a number of moments even laughing, on the steps earlier than the Pences acquired right into a automobile and had been pushed away.

(With company inputs)

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