On 20th January, only one protester was seen at the New York Capitol building as Biden’s sworn-in as the new President-elect.
Mark Leggiero travelled down to the state Capitol building in Albany to protest against Joe Biden.
No-one turned up after the heated riot scenes and the following consequences that were faced by trump supporters.
Pictures of Mr Leggiero surfaced with him waving his flag outside the political centre, he was the lone protester out there.
The news of the lonely protester comes to the surface as Mr Biden becomes the 46th President of the United States, with Kamala Harris as the Vice President.
Biden in his speech, assures that ‘democracy had prevailed’ after weeks of turmoil and unrest.
He told “A new America has risen to the challenge today. We celebrate the triumph, not of a candidate, but a cause, the cause of democracy.”
“The people, the will of the people has been heard and the will of the people has been heeded.
“We’ve learnt again that democracy is precious. Democracy is fragile. At this hour, our friends democracy has prevailed.”
Biden address in his speech to dismiss extremism and racism pledges to work ‘as hard for those who didn’t vote for him as for those who did’.
“My whole soul is in this, bringing America together,”
He adds, “I ask every American to join me in this cause. To fight the foes we face: anger, resentment and hatred, extremism, lawlessness, violence, disease, joblessness and hopelessness.
“With unity, we can do great things, important things, we can right wrongs.
“We can put people to work in good jobs. We can teach our children to safe schools. We can overcome the deadly virus. We can reward work and rebuild the middle class and make health care secure for all. We can deliver racial justice and we can make America once again the leading force for good in the world.”
However, Donald Trump didn’t attend the ceremony and flew back his home in Florida. Thus, marking to be the fourth president in US history to boycott a ceremony, after John Adams in 1801, John Quincy Adams in 1829 and Andrew Johnson in 1869.
Trump left a letter for Mr Biden before leaving the office, as per White House staff.