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Eric Adams Becomes New York City’s 110th Mayor

Mayor Eric Adams of New York City was sworn in at a pared-down ceremony in Times Square shortly after the iconic New Year’s ball drop. Mr. Adams takes office as a new wave of coronavirus infections sweeps the city, driven by the Omicron variant.

“I, Eric Adams,” “I, Eric Adams,” “do solemnly swear” “do solemnly swear” “that I will support the Constitution” “that I will support the Constitution” “of the United States,” “of the United States,” “the Constitution of the State of New York,” “the Constitution of the State of New York,” “and the Charter of the City” “and the Charter of the City” “of New York.” “of New York.” “And I will faithfully” “And I will faithfully” “discharge the duties” “discharge the duties” “of the Office” “of the Office” “of the Mayor of the City of New York,” “of the Mayor of the City of New York,” “according to the best of my ability” “to the best of my abilities.” “So help me, God.” “So help me, God.” “Congratulations.” [cheering] [applause] “Thank you.” “Yes.” “Thank you Lord.”

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Eric Adams Becomes New York City’s 110th Mayor

By Reuters January 1, 2022

Mayor Eric Adams of New York City was sworn in at a pared-down ceremony in Times Square shortly after the iconic New Year’s ball drop. Mr. Adams takes office as a new wave of coronavirus infections sweeps the city, driven by the Omicron variant.

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