- Barack Obama has reacted to Joe Biden's inauguration as the president of the USA
- The former US president seemed to be excited about the occasion
- Biden will be ruling the United as the 46th president for a four-year term
A former US president, Barack Obama has congratulated Joe Biden as he was inaugurated as the 46th president of the United States.
Obama in a congratulatory tweet on Wednesday, January 20, described Biden as his friend.
The former president also said it was Biden’s time.
Obama accompanied the tweet with a photo of him and the holding each other.
Meanwhile, President Donald Trump has finally departed the White House for the last time. He left for Joint Base Andrews, for a short farewell ceremony before one last presidential flight to Palm Beach.
The soon to be former president thanked reporters at the White House and said it had been the 'honor of a lifetime' to serve as president.
CNN reports that at Joint Base Andrews, Trump, after receiving a 21-gun salute gushed over his family.
In another news, it has been confirmed that the immediate past president of the United States (US) Donald Trump, left a secret letter for his successor, Joe Biden, before the latter's inauguration.
The disclosure was made on Wednesday, January 20, by one of Trump's aides, Judd Deere, who worked with him in the White House, Yahoo.com reported.
Speaking on the write-up by his former principal, Deere said: "It’s a letter between 45 and 46." By this, he meant it was a secret letter from the 45th to the 46th president of the US.
Meanwhile, a report has emerged that Vice President Mike Pence did not make any plan to attend the Farwell ceremony of the outgoing president, Donald Trump.
According to CNN, a source said Pence said his final goodbye to President Trump on Tuesday, January 19.
The report claimed the vice-resident will neither be at the White House the president departs nor is he expected to attend the ceremony at Joint Base Andrews before Trump departs for Florida.