115th US Congress opens

The US Congress, controlled by the Republican Party convened Tuesday for the opening session of the 115th Congress. The House held inauguration ceremonies for elected and re-elected members and mapped out its future agenda.

They voted 239 to 189 Tuesday to retain congressman Paul Ryan as Speaker of the House for a 2-year term. The same day, President of the Senate Joe Biden conducted a formal swearing-in of 34 Senators.

Source: VOV5