Inauguration of Donald Trump

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The inauguration of Donald Trump as the 45th President of the United States marked commencement of the term of Donald Trump as President and Mike Pence as Vice President.wikipedia
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President of the United States

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The inauguration of Donald Trump as the 45th President of the United States marked commencement of the term of Donald Trump as President and Mike Pence as Vice President.
He assumed office on January 20, 2017.

2016 United States presidential election

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The inauguration marked the formal culmination of the presidential transition of Donald Trump that began when he won the U.S. presidential election on November 9, 2016, and became the President-elect.
Trump took office as the 45th president, and Pence as the 48th vice president, on January 20, 2017.

Presidential transition of Donald Trump

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The inauguration marked the formal culmination of the presidential transition of Donald Trump that began when he won the U.S. presidential election on November 9, 2016, and became the President-elect.
The transition ended when Trump was inaugurated at noon EST on January 20, 2017.

Thomas J. Barrack Jr.

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The chairman of the committee was Thomas J. Barrack Jr., a real estate investor and longtime Trump friend and ally, and the founder of Colony Capital.
He also served as the chairman of the Presidential Inaugural Committee and was senior adviser to Trump's presidential campaign.

Lincoln Bible

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Trump was sworn in with his left hand on a pair of Bibles, his personal copy and the Lincoln Bible.
The Lincoln Bible is the Bible owned by President Abraham Lincoln, and was later used by Barack Obama at his inaugurations in 2009 and 2013, as well as the inauguration of Donald Trump in 2017.

John Kerry

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Rex Tillerson, Trump's choice to succeed John Kerry as secretary of state, was in attendance, as well as former New York City mayor Rudy Giuliani and National Security Advisor-designate Michael T. Flynn, and Israeli ambassador Ron Dermer, according to reporters in attendance at the event.
Kerry retained the position until the end of Obama's second term on January 20, 2017.

Donald Trump

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The inauguration of Donald Trump as the 45th President of the United States marked commencement of the term of Donald Trump as President and Mike Pence as Vice President.
Trump was inaugurated as the 45th president of the United States on January 20, 2017.

Presidential state car (United States)

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As per tradition, following the meeting between the president and the president-elect, they shared the presidential motorcade limousine, and made their way to the Capitol for the inaugural ceremony.
The new version of the executive limousine was expected to debut at the inauguration of Donald Trump on January 20, 2017.

Ronald Reagan

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At 11:54 a.m., Associate Justice Clarence Thomas swore in Mike Pence as the 48th vice president of the United States, with Pence's hand on his personal Bible as well as the Bible of Ronald Reagan, the politician who inspired Pence to join the Republican Party.
At of age at the time of his first inauguration, Reagan was the oldest person to have been elected to a first term, until Donald Trump (aged ) in 2017.

Stephen Miller (political advisor)

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Trump "insisted publicly that he wrote his own speech," although The Wall Street Journal and others reported that it had been written by Trump senior aides Stephen Miller and Steven Bannon.
As a speechwriter for Trump, Miller helped write Trump's inaugural address.

Rex Tillerson

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Rex Tillerson, Trump's choice to succeed John Kerry as secretary of state, was in attendance, as well as former New York City mayor Rudy Giuliani and National Security Advisor-designate Michael T. Flynn, and Israeli ambassador Ron Dermer, according to reporters in attendance at the event.
On January 20, 2017, shortly after being sworn in as President of the United States, Trump formally sent his nomination of Tillerson as Secretary of State to the United States Senate.

Jackie Evancho

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Jackie Evancho concluded the ceremony with a performance of the U.S. national anthem.
In 2017, Evancho performed the US national anthem at the presidential inauguration of Donald Trump and became the youngest person ever to perform a concert series at Café Carlyle.

Inauguration of Jimmy Carter

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The speech was the shortest inaugural address since Jimmy Carter's in 1977.
Exactly forty years later, Carter attended the inauguration of Donald Trump, becoming the first U.S. president to mark the 40th anniversary of his inauguration.

Michael Flynn

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Rex Tillerson, Trump's choice to succeed John Kerry as secretary of state, was in attendance, as well as former New York City mayor Rudy Giuliani and National Security Advisor-designate Michael T. Flynn, and Israeli ambassador Ron Dermer, according to reporters in attendance at the event.
Ten days before the inauguration of Donald Trump, Flynn told then-National Security Advisor Susan Rice not to proceed with a planned invasion of Raqqa using Kurdish People's Protection Units.

Steve Wynn

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Committee members included casino magnates Sheldon Adelson and Miriam Adelson, Steve Wynn and Phil Ruffin, oil entrepreneur Harold Hamm, businesswoman Diane Hendricks, coal businessman Joe Craft, Gail Icahn, wife of Carl Icahn, Dallasites Ray Washburne, Gentry Beach, Roy Bailey, and Woody Johnson, owner of the New York Jets.
After the January 2017 inauguration of Donald Trump, Wynn was named finance chairman of the Republican National Committee; he was personally selected by Trump for the post.

Melania Trump

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His wife, Melania, is the second first lady to be born outside the U.S. (after Louisa Adams) and first not to be born in an English-speaking country, the first naturalized citizen to become the first lady, and the first born in the 1970s.
Trump became a fashion icon almost immediately after her husband's inauguration on January 20, 2017, with various media outlets reporting on her fashion choices.

Steve Bannon

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Trump "insisted publicly that he wrote his own speech," although The Wall Street Journal and others reported that it had been written by Trump senior aides Stephen Miller and Steven Bannon.
Several days after Donald Trump's inauguration, Bannon told The New York Times, "The media should be embarrassed and humiliated and keep its mouth shut and just listen for a while. I want you to quote this: the media here is the opposition party. They don't understand this country. They still do not understand why Donald Trump is the president of the United States."

Lee Greenwood

The concert, held on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial, featured performances by Lee Greenwood (who performed "God Bless the USA"), Toby Keith, 3 Doors Down, DJ Ravidrums, The Piano Guys, and The Frontmen of Country (Tim Rushlow, Larry Stewart, and Richie McDonald).
The day before the inauguration of Donald Trump, Greenwood performed at the Make America Great! Welcome Celebration.

President-elect of the United States

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The inauguration marked the formal culmination of the presidential transition of Donald Trump that began when he won the U.S. presidential election on November 9, 2016, and became the President-elect.

The Piano Guys

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The concert, held on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial, featured performances by Lee Greenwood (who performed "God Bless the USA"), Toby Keith, 3 Doors Down, DJ Ravidrums, The Piano Guys, and The Frontmen of Country (Tim Rushlow, Larry Stewart, and Richie McDonald).
Their decision to perform at the inauguration of Donald Trump in January 2017 elicited controversy.

Miriam Adelson

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Committee members included casino magnates Sheldon Adelson and Miriam Adelson, Steve Wynn and Phil Ruffin, oil entrepreneur Harold Hamm, businesswoman Diane Hendricks, coal businessman Joe Craft, Gail Icahn, wife of Carl Icahn, Dallasites Ray Washburne, Gentry Beach, Roy Bailey, and Woody Johnson, owner of the New York Jets.
A strong supporter of Israel, she admitted her heart has always been in that country and that she got "stuck" in America after meeting her husband, is credited with influencing Sheldon's political views on Israel, and served as one of the 'finance vice-chairs' for the inauguration of Donald Trump.

Joint session of the United States Congress

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The win was certified by an electoral vote tally by a joint session of Congress on January 6, 2017.

United States Senate

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The swearing-in ceremony and the inaugural luncheon for President-elect Trump and Vice President-elect Pence were planned by the Joint Congressional Committee on Inaugural Ceremonies, a committee composed of United States senator Roy Blunt of Missouri, the committee chair, and Senate party leaders Mitch McConnell of Kentucky and Chuck Schumer of New York, and House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wisconsin and House party leaders Kevin McCarthy of California and Nancy Pelosi of California.

United States presidential transition

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The Joint Congressional Committee on Inaugural Ceremonies chose the inaugural theme "Uniquely American" to highlight the inaugural ceremony as "a uniquely American expression of our Constitutional system" and stress the peaceful transition of power.

2017 Women's March

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As of mid-December, there were 20 requests for demonstration permits for Trump's inauguration, including Bikers for Trump, and the Women's March on Washington, which took place the day after inauguration day.
The Women's March was a worldwide protest on January 21, 2017, the day after the inauguration of President Donald Trump.