washington - 18:00 Dutch time has come, then Donald Trump is taking over Barack Obama and he is the 45th President of the United States. And Trump will know in the coming years with little opposition Republican majorities in Congress.
The ceremony begins half an hour before Trump takes the oath, around 17. 30 hours. Later in the day following a parade from the Capitol to the White House. In the evening there are the usual galas, three in total.
The inauguration will otherwise not be attended by the entire political class. Congressman John Lewis is one of the people who have canceled. Lewis ran in 1965 with Martin Luther King in the march from Selma to Montgomery, was beaten by police and suffered a fractured skull on.
The civil rights icon said last week trumps election as ' not legitimate to consider '' because of interference by Russia in the elections and the swearing therefore not attend. Trump lashed out at Lewis, which helped him to stand out in sharp criticism both Democratic and Republican corner.
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