People have taken to social media to express their excitement about the bromance between US President Joe Biden and former POTUS Barack Obama.
The pair worked together between 2009 and 2017 when 78-year-old Biden served as Vice President to 59-year-old Obama.
Now people have picked up on the fist bump that the two of them shared as Joe Biden and his wife, Dr Gill Biden, arrived for the inauguration ceremony.
One person wrote: "It was the look on Joe Biden's face when he saw Obama that got me. What a beautiful bromance - plus also hope for the future."
The fist bump between Biden and Obama...THE NATION'S BEST BROMANCE IS BACK BABY!!!
- Sean Larson (@SEA_larson) January 20, 2021
the Obama/Biden bromance persists with a congratulatory fist bump.
did anyone else catch that?
- lucy (@lubug2015) January 20, 2021
Someone else added: "Love Biden and Obama's bromance. That fist bump," while another commented: "Biden and Obama's enthusiastic fist bump was just the bit of bromance we needed today. The true affection they have is heartwarming."
A fourth wrote: "Screw COVID for depriving us of a big hug between Joe Biden and Barack Obama. The bromance endures."
CRYING AT BIDEN & OBAMA'S FIST BUMP :sob: I MISS THE OBAMA BIDEN BROMANCE
- :sparkles: (@mszny_) January 20, 2021
I miss the bromance of Obama and Biden. That fist bump was EVERYTHING.
- Amulya (@ah_moo_lee_yah) January 20, 2021
Shortly after their fist bump, Joe Biden officially became the 46th President of the United States when he was sworn in during his inauguration ceremony at the Capitol today (20 January), taking over from Donald Trump - who was not present at the event.
Reciting the presidential oath, Mr Biden said: "I do solemnly swear that I will faithfully execute the Office of President of the United States, and will to the best of my ability, preserve, protect and defend the Constitution of the United States."
He then went on to address the nation, assuring the country that 'democracy had prevailed' after a troubling few weeks and months.
Mr Biden said: "A new America has risen to the challenge today. We celebrate the triumph not of a candidate, but of 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."
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