President Barack Obama’s first inauguration drew a record 1.8 million people to the National Mall on Jan. 20, 2009. Planners say President-elect Donald Trump’s inauguration is expected to draw 800,000, based on past attendance and data including hotel and restaurant reservations and chartered buses.
President Barack Obama’s first inauguration drew a record 1.8 million people to the National Mall on Jan. 20, 2009. Planners say President-elect Donald Trump’s inauguration is expected to draw 800,000, based on past attendance and data including hotel and restaurant reservations and chartered buses. Susan Walsh AP
President Barack Obama’s first inauguration drew a record 1.8 million people to the National Mall on Jan. 20, 2009. Planners say President-elect Donald Trump’s inauguration is expected to draw 800,000, based on past attendance and data including hotel and restaurant reservations and chartered buses. Susan Walsh AP

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