The United States Congress has confirmed Joe Biden as the country’s President.
Lawmakers who officially confirmed Biden as the country’s 46th president and Kamala Harris as Vice President, were under heavily-armed guard after police regained control of the Capitol in Washington.
Biden had defeated the US outgoing President, Donald Trump in the last presidential election.
Despite the defeat, Trump had vowed never to concede defeat.
He had claimed that Biden rigged the presidential election.