Out with the 44th; In with the 45th

President Barack Obama, the 44th President of the United States of America will pass the baton of leadership to President Elect Donald Trump at the on the US Capitol in Washington, DC.



Mr Trump attends service at St John’s Episcopal Church near the White House

Mr Trump and his wife, Melania, have morning coffee with President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama. The couples will then take a motorcade to the Capitol

9:30am (14:30 GMT) Inauguration ceremony begins with musical performances

11:30am (16:30 GMT) Opening remarks followed by Supreme Court Justice swearing in Mr Pence

11:45am -Noon (16:45 – 17:00 GMT) President Obama’s term of office ends at precisely noon. Before then, Mr Trump must recite the oath of office, administered by Chief Justice Roberts. He will then deliver his inaugural address

3pm-5pm (20:00 – 22:00 GMT) Mr Trump and Mr Pence will embark on a 1.5 mile (2.4km) parade down Pennsylvania Avenue, which will probably be lined with supporters and protesters

7pm-11pm (00:00-04:00 GMT) Mr Trump, Mr Pence and their wives will attend three official inaugural balls


10am (15:00 GMT) Mr Trump and Mr Pence attend the interfaith National Prayer Service at the Washington National Cathedral

10am (15:00 GMT) The Women’s March on Washington begins

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