Governor Wolf Attends Inauguration, sees ‘bold vision’

March 2020 File Photo provided by Gov. Wolf






HARRISBURG – Governor Tom Wolf says he attended the Inauguration of President Joe Biden Wednesday, calling it a honor, but a solemn day. In a statement released shortly after the ceremony, Governor Wolf says its time for a ‘bold vision and strong leadership.’

The governor called Wednesday’s ceremony a solemn one due to the pandemic, but also the ‘despicable’ attack at the U.S. Capitol January 6. He says our nation faces unprecedented challenges at the moment, but is confident President Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris will rise to the challenge.

Governor Wolf’s full statement:

“It was an honor to attend the inauguration of Joe Biden as 46th President of the United States today. The inauguration of a new president is a time of hope and promise in our nation. It is a moment of great change, but also one of great possibility, and hope for a better future. It is a time for bold vision and strong leadership.

“This inauguration day was more solemn than we are accustomed to, due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the despicable attack that took place at the Capitol on January 6. Our nation is certainly facing unprecedented challenges in this moment, but I know that President Joe Biden and Vice-President Kamala Harris will rise to meet the challenge of these turbulent times. I look forward to working with them as they guide our nation forward into a brighter future.”

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