Inauguration of the new US President ‘Donald Trump’

By   |   Published: 20th Jan 2017   9:31 pm Updated: 20th Jan 2017   10:14 pm
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US President Barack Obama(R) and First Lady Michelle Obama(L) welcome Preisdent-elect Donald Trump(2nd-R) and his wife Melania to the White House in Washington, DC January 20, 2017. Photo: AFP.

 

  • Not a celebration of victory, celebration of Democracy: Roy Blunt
  • Ceremony chairman Roy Blunt begins the Inauguration Speech at the Capitol
  • President-elect Donald Trump arrives at the platform amid huge cheer
  • Vice President-elect Mike Pence arrives amid huge cheer
  • Former President George W Bush also present at the platform
  • Out-going President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden arrive at the platform
  • Melania Trump arrives at the platform
    Mrs. Obama and Mrs. Biden to arrive on the platform
  • Announcement of the President Donald Trump will be after the announcement Vice-President Mark Pence
  • Donald Trump’s children arriive at the platform
  • Huge crowd gathered at Capitol Hill
  • Hillary and Bill Clinton embrace the visitors gallery at Capitol
  • Donald Trump and Barack Obama arrive at US Capitol

— Vandalism erupts at anti-Trump protest Washington: Police fired gas to disperse protesters after stones were thrown and windows broken in Washington on Friday ahead of Donald Trump’s presidential inauguration. As Trump’s supporters and dignitaries gathered on the National Mall for the ceremony, opponents marched in nearby streets and were confronted by a heavy police presence.

— The two couples travelled in a joint motorcade for the 2.5 miles (four kilometers) down Pennsylvania Avenue to the inauguration ceremony at the Capitol.

Glimpses of the ‘Inauguration’

President-elect Donald Trump’s children look for the seats before the 58th Presidential Inauguration at the U.S. Capitol for President-elect Donald Trump in Washington, Friday, Jan. 20, 2017. Photo: AFP.

 

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The Presidential motorcade drives on Pennsylvania Avenue to the Capitol for the Inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump, Friday, Jan. 20, 2017, in Washington. Photo: AP.