Vice President Mike Pence will reportedly attend the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden on January 20, though President Donald Trump will not, a nod to the tradition of demonstrating a peaceful transfer of power.
Reuters reported Saturday:
U.S. Vice President Mike Pence will attend President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration, a senior administration official said on Saturday.
On Friday, President Donald Trump said he would not attend the inauguration of his successor on Jan. 20.
The news agency did not provide any further details.
Breitbart News reported last week that Pence was likely to attend, though he had not yet received an invitation:
Vice President Mike Pence is willing to attend President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration later this month, according to reports, if he is invited.
Pence’s Press Secretary, Devin O’Malley, hinted on Twitter that the vice president had not received an invitation from Biden or the Inaugural Committee to