WASHINGTON (JCHAYWARD.COM) –Thousands gathered on the National Mall on Monday including celebrities and politicians to celebrate the 57th Inauguration and the swearing-in of President Barack Obama, and U.S. Vice President Joe Biden on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol.
President Barack Obama was re-elected for a second term as President of the United States and delivered an inaugural speech that focused on the strength and unity of the American people.
“We don’t believe that freedom is reserved for the lucky, or happiness for the few,” The President explained. “We, the people, still believe that our obligations as Americans are not just to ourselves but to all posterity.”
See PHOTOS of President Barack Obama, the first family, Vice President Joe Biden, celebrities and politicians on Monday at the 57th Presidential Inauguration. All PHOTOS courtesy of Getty Images.