TRANSFER OF POWER

The Scene at Donald Trump’s Inauguration

Political bigwigs and protestors alike gather to watch Donald J. Trump be sworn in as the 45th president of the United States of America.

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U.S. President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama greet U.S. President-elect Donald Trump and his wife, Melania, before the inauguration at the White House.

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton waves as she arrives with her husband, former President Bill Clinton, during inauguration ceremonies.

Former U.S. President George W. Bush and former First Lady Laura Bush arrive for the presidential inauguration at the U.S. Capitol.

President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama prepare to greet U.S. President-elect Donald Trump for the inauguration.

Demonstrators display a banner as the crowds arrive for U.S. President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration.

Former U.S. Vice President Dick Cheney arrives on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol for Donald Trump's inauguration.

U.S. Senator John McCain arrives for the presidential inauguration of Donald Trump at the U.S. Capitol.

Protesters shout slogans against U.S. President-elect Donald Trump in Washington, DC on inauguration day.

Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer takes a picture as he stands behind justices John Roberts, Anthony Kennedy and Clarence Thomas at the inauguration ceremonies.

The President-elect's children Donald Trump, Jr., and Ivanka Trump arrive for their father’s inauguration at the U.S. Capitol.

Demonstrators protest against U.S. President-elect Donald Trump before his inauguration on January 20, 2017, in Washington, DC.

Incoming First Lady Melania Trump and son Barron attend the presidential inauguration of Donald Trump at the U.S. Capitol.

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U.S. President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden arrive for the presidential inauguration of Donald Trump at the U.S. Capitol.

A protest sign is pictured before the inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump on January 20, 2017 in Washington, DC.