Trump to skip Biden’s inauguration

World Today

President Trump’s decision not to attend Joe Biden’s inauguration is another act of defiance in a presidency defined by breaking conventions.

An incumbent visibly handing off to his successor signifies the peaceful transfer of power in the U.S.

But for many, the events of last week have already upended that tradition.

And yet Trump isn’t the first outgoing president to skip the inauguration. CGTN’s Owen Fairclough reports.