Glenn Youngkin to be inaugurated as Virginia governor

Glenn Youngkin to be inaugurated as Virginia governor

(CNN)Glenn Youngkin will become the first Republican sworn in as governor of Virginia since 2010 on Saturday. Youngkin, a former co-CEO of the private equity firm the Carlyle Group, has never held elected office before. He won in November's gubernatorial election against Democrat Terry McAuliffe while keeping former President Donald Trump at arm's length and appealing to the Republican base by centering so-called election integrity, criticizing how the impact of racism is taught in public schools and emphasizing protecting qualified immunity for law enforcement officers. The theme of Youngkin's inauguration is "Strengthen the Spirit of Virginia Together." Several receptions will take place prior to the inaugural ceremony at the state Capitol in Richmond. Some of those events include a prayer breakfast, a dinner at the Science Museum of Virginia and …
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