Trump branded “embarrassment to his country” as he shuns Biden inauguration
President Trump has announced he won't be attending the inauguration of his successor, Joe Biden, just hours after promising a peaceful transition.
He will become the first US president to miss the ceremony in more than 150 years.
Joe Biden said the decision was a good thing and it was one of the only things they'd ever agreed on. He said President Trump was an embarrassment to his country.
Sophie Raworth presents BBC News at Ten reporting by North America editor Jon Sopel.
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