It is expected that Donald J. Trump to take the oath of office outside the Capitol on Friday to become the 45th President of the United States. From many calculation we are to expect many of celebration and a good deal of protest,too, as thousands troop into Washington to witness this great occasion, which would change HISTORY.
Below is a guide of what we may expect, a list of festivities, Parade’s and Lots of other things.
The Inauguration Day Schedule
The Official inuagural festivities commenced Thursday Afternoon and will not end till Saturday evening we are expecting much success ahead.
Below is an expanded schedule with important highlights
FRIDAY 20TH, INAUGURATION DAY
11:30 a.m. | Swearing-in ceremony
With American officials and other dignitaries gathered on the West Front of the Capitol, the official inauguration ceremony begins. Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. will administer the oath of office around noon. Mr. Trump will then deliver his inaugural address.
Afternoon | The Parade
After reviewing the American armed forces, President Donald J. Trump and Vice President Mike Pence will lead the inaugural parade from the Capitol down Pennsylvania Avenue, with thousands of military personnel representing each branch participating.
7 p.m. and on | Inaugural balls
There will be two official inaugural balls on separate floors of the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, and the Armed Services Ball, which will be at the National Building Museum. Mr. Trump is expected to make remarks and take to the dance floor at all three.
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10 a.m. | National Prayer Service
The Washington National Cathedral will host the traditional prayer service for Mr. Trump and Mr. Pence to begin their terms in prayer and reflection. The service marks the end of the official inaugural schedule.
10 a.m. | The Women’s March on Washington
Expected to be the week’s largest protest action, the march begins with a rally at the base of Capitol Hill. The schedule of speakers has not been announced, nor has the route the marchers will take when they begin moving at 1:15 p.m.
If you are interested in watching the inauguration Day, Live Coverage will be carried by ABC, NBC,CBS,CNN,PBS and Fox News.
The Political Atmosphere
When Mr. Trump takes office on Friday, he will be less popular than any new president in modern American history, according to a series of surveys published in recent days. The numbers suggest that rather than unifying a divided electorate, his transition to power has continued the polarization from the campaign.
Mr. Trump’s aides say they have had that atmosphere in mind while planning the week’s festivities.
More than 60 Democrats in the House of Representatives have said they will not attend the ceremony — many of them citing Mr. Trump’s recent criticism of Representative John Lewis, a civil rights icon.
The Swearing In
The official swearing-in ceremony is scheduled to begin at 11:30 a.m. on Friday on the West Front of the Capitol overlooking the Mall. Most of the nation’s dignitaries will be on hand, including Mr. Trump’s presidential opponent, Hillary Clinton, and her husband, former President Bill Clinton.
Sources: Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority, U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Joint Congressional Committee on Inaugural Ceremonies.