Biden Bids Emotional Farewell to Delaware to Leave for D.C. Inauguration

About This Source - Bloomberg QuickTake: Now

Bloomberg L.P. is a privately held financial, software, data, and media company headquartered in Midtown Manhattan, New York City.

It was founded by Michael Bloomberg in 1981, with the help of Thomas Secunda, Duncan MacMillan, Charles Zegar, and a 12% ownership investment by Merrill Lynch.

Recent from Bloomberg QuickTake: Now:

  • LIVE: State Department Spokesperson Ned Price Holds Briefing in Washington, D.C.
  • SpaceX’s Starship SN10 Explodes After Landing at Texas Launch Site
  • LIVE: Biden Meets With House Members on Infrastructure Funding in the Oval Office
  • Bloomberg Quicktake: Now published this video item, entitled “Biden Bids Emotional Farewell to Delaware to Leave for D.C. Inauguration” – below is their description.

    In an emotional farewell, President-elect Joe Biden promised that even as he departs for Washington, D.C. to be sworn in he will “always be a proud son of the state of Delaware.”

    Speaking at an event at the National Guard headquarters in Delaware named for his late son, Beau, Biden’s voice became thick with emotion as he told the crowd that “when I die, I’ve got Delaware written on my heart.”

    He said that “it’s deeply personal that our next journey to Washington starts here—the place that defines the very best of who we are as Americans.”

    Biden gave farewell remarks to about 100 people, including numerous Delaware elected officials and members of Biden’s family.

    He’s leaving Wilmington via plane Tuesday afternoon, and will appear at a memorial for COVID-19 victims at the Lincoln Monument in the evening.

    Biden will spend the night at Blair House, the president’s official guest house, before moving into the White House after he is sworn in Wednesday.

    Bloomberg Quicktake: Now YouTube Channel

    Got a comment? Leave your thoughts in the comments section, below. Please note comments are moderated before publication.

    In This Story: COVID-19

    Covid-19 is the official WHO name given to the novel coronavirus which broke out in late 2019 and began to spread in the early months of 2020.

    Symptoms of coronavirus

    The main symptoms of coronavirus are:

    • a persistent new cough (non productive, dry)
    • a high temperature (e.g. head feels warm to the touch)
    • shortness of breath (if this is abnormal for the individual, or increased)

    Latest News about Covid-19

    Below are stories from around the globe related to the 2020 outbreak of novel Coronavirus – since the WHO gave the Covid-19 naming. Most recent items are posted nearest the top.

    5 Recent Items: COVID-19

  • Coronavirus: AstraZeneca vaccine rollout begins in SA | 9 News Australia
  • Germany plays catch-up with Covid vaccines, as it approves use of AstraZeneca jab in over 65s
  • What’s Driving the Surge In Copper Prices?
  • McEnany rips Biden’s ‘Neanderthal’ remark: This is what Democrats do
  • Lockdown in Germany extended by three more weeks | DW News
  • In This Story: Joe Biden

    Joe Biden is an American politician serving as the 46th and current president of the United States. A member of the Democratic Party, he served as the 47th vice president from 2009 to 2017 under Barack Obama and represented Delaware in the United States Senate from 1973 to 2009.

    He is married to Dr Jill Biden.

    Books by Joe Biden #Ad

    6 Recent Items: Joe Biden

  • LIVE: Biden Meets With House Members on Infrastructure Funding in the Oval Office
  • Mutual respect, win-win cooperation important for China-U.S. ties: NPC spokesperson
  • Capitol police are on high alert over possible new militia plot l On Location
  • Stocks open slightly higher for the first time in three days
  • House Passes ‘George Floyd Justice in Policing Act’
  • House Passes Sweeping Voting Rights Bill Despite GOP Resistance
  • Leave a Comment