Joe Biden is the 46th president of the United States of America. Few of his 45 predecessors have had a more eventful route to the White House. Donald Trump has tried desperately to cling on to power, through a series of unsuccessful appeals in the courts to overturn the result of the election and then by whipping up anger among his supporters, which led to the shocking scenes on 6 January when the Capitol was stormed.
Donald Trump entered the White House full of bombast and was hailed by his supporters and many big businesses (that should have known better) as the man who would ‘make America great again’. He leaves a country fractured, a Capitol stormed, the relatives of more than 400,000 people grieving over Covid-related deaths (almost twice as many deaths as second-placed Brazil), foreign relations in urgent need of mending and a national image that requires some serious rebuilding. Over to you, Joe…
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