'This is the country that we recognize' - State Democrats celebrate President Biden's inauguration

State Democrats celebrated virtually Wednesday as President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris were sworn into office.

News 12 Staff

Jan 20, 2021, 10:41 PM

Updated 1,242 days ago

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State Democrats celebrated virtually Wednesday as President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris were sworn into office.
Sen. Richard Blumenthal took a selfie at the inauguration. Biden will reportedly sign 17 executive orders, with some aimed at reversing former President Donald Trump's decisions.
An impeachment trial for Trump is expected soon in the Senate. Newly appointed head of the House Appropriations Committee, Rep. Rosa DeLauro, says Democrats can get it done while moving ahead with Biden's agenda.
Gov. Ned Lamont says congressional Democrats have a big opportunity and he hopes they can capitalize.
Biden's American Rescue Plan calls for nearly $2 billion in pandemic relief spending.


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