Kamala Harris sworn in as first woman US vice president

Kamala Harris sworn in as first woman US vice president

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Former California senator Kamala Harris was sworn in as vice president of the United States on Wednesday, the first woman ever to hold the post.

Harris, 56, took the oath of office from Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor in a ceremony at the US Capitol.

She is the first Black woman and the first woman of South Asian descent to become US vice president.

A few minutes before Harris’ inauguration, he wrote on Twitter: “Always serve the people.”

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