Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump escorted former president Barack Obama and his wife, Michelle, to a military helicopter parked outside the East Front of the Capitol after Trump took the oath of office.
Donald Trump addresses Americans for the first time as the 45th president of the United States. In his brief inaugural speech, the president declares there will be a new America led by the people.
Donald Trump takes to the oath of office to become the 45th president of the United States.
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., spoke of the importance of the American democracy and diversity in what he called “a challenging and tumultuous time" at the inauguration of Donald Trump.
Vice-President-elect Mike Pence, and wife Karen, President-elect Donald Trump, and wife Melania, arrived at the White House for tea with the Obamas and Bidens.
President-elect Donald Trump, wife Melania Trump and family attend an inauguration day church service on Friday at St. John's Episcopal Church near the White House.
Trump nominated the former Georgia governor to head the agriculture department.
Vice President-elect Mike Pence took a moment during a news conference on Thursday to thank President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden. "The cooperation that the outgoing administration has extended in this transition effort would make everyone proud," said Pence.
President-elect Donald Trump, accompanied by his wife Melania Trump and the Trump family arrived on Thursday at Andrews Air Force Base in Maryland, one day ahead of Friday's inauguration ceremony.
Before speaking about the transition between the Obama administration and the Trump administration, Vice President-elect Mike Pence shared an update on and well wishes for George H.W. Bush and Barbara Bush. "This morning, we understand they had a good night last night but we encourage every American to remember President Bush and his wonderful wife Barbara in their prayers," stated Pence.
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