Ready to serve the US: Kamala Harris after taking oath
New Delhi : Kamala Harris on Wednesday took oath as the 49th Vice President of United States. Minutes after taking the oath, she tweteed, "Ready to Serve."
This was her first tweet from the Vice-President office Twitter handle. Interestingly, she became the first black and first-ever Asian American vice president.
“I Kamala Devi Harris do solemnly swear that I will support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies foreign and domestic,” she said.
“That I will bear true faith and allegiance to the same. That I take this obligation freely, without any mental reservation or purpose of evasion. That I will well and faithfully discharge the duties of the office of which I am about to enter,” she added.
She was sworn in by Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor.