Donald Trump on Friday, January 20, was sworn-in as President of the United States.
Donald Trump arrived in Washington earlier in the day, he’s going to be there for at least four years.
Below is a moment by moment account of the president-elect’s move to the White House.
22:00: President Trump takes the historic and traditional inauguration parade on his way to the White House. He was with members of his family, including First Lady Melania Trump and his ten-year-old son
18:32: Obama and family escorted out from Capitol, heading to a waiting helicopter.
18:28: Donald Trump leaves the podium, heads out of Capitol.
18:23: Final prayer for the 45th president
18:19: Clerics take to the podium to read from the bible and take the benediction
18:17: Trump promises that no American will be abandoned as he steps down, “God bless America”
18:13: “We will shine for other nations to follow” – Trump speaks, says when America is united, it cannot be defeated.
18:12: ““We will bring back our jobs, we will bring back our bothers and we will bring back our dreams” – Trump
18:08: “We are here to take the government from Washington to the people” – Trump speaks
18:02: Donald Trump speaks to America
17:55: The American anthem is chanted aloud in great symphony.
17:54: Mike Pence is sworn in, the crowd cheers and the band sounds a chorus.
17:53: Mike Pence swears oath of office as Vice President of America.
17:49: “Today we celebrate one of Democracy’s core principles” – Sen Chumer.
17:43: Sen Chuck Schumer – Democrats minority leader, takes the podium.
17:42: Missuori state university coral takes to the podium
17:39: Reverend Samuel Rodriguez, takes Bibilical Charge from Mathew chapters 5 and 6.
17:37: Cleric takes to the podium to say a prayer to commence the ceremony.
17:26: The President-elect steps out.
17:25: The president of America, Barack Obama steps in on the podium.
17:21: Mrs Trump and Mrs Pence arriving on Platform, as Obama and Biden takes position to march in.
17:17: Mrs Obama and Mrs Biden arriving on platform.
17:11: Chants of US fills the arena, Americans showing that only America matters at this moment.
17:08: Trump’s children arrive on platform
17:05: Obamas and Trumps arrive Capitol, head for the platform
16:59: George and Laura Bush arrive on the platform at Capitol.
16:58: Bill and Hillary Clinton arrive on platform.
16:48: Obamas and Trumps leave the White House, head for Capitol.
16:45: Supreme Court members arriving on platform.
16:19: Bill and Hillary Clinton arrives Capitol.
16:16: Dignataries, (Joint service chiefs and military leaders) arrive capitol.
16:06: Trump staffers arrive podium
16:01: Hundreds of thousands arriving at National Mall.
15:49: Trumps meet Obamas at White House.
15:36: Anti Trump protests continues
15:27: Obama leaves Oval Office for the final time.
15:22: Obamas waiting for Trump and Pence at White House, as Trumps depart church.
15:15: Trump about to meet Obamas at White House.
14:36: The Trumps depart Blair House, heads for church service, in line with a long standing American tradition.
Below is what you need to know about the Donald Trump Inauguration Day schedule
1:00pm President Trump, Vice-President Pence, Melania Trump and Karen Pence will attend a joint congressional inaugural committee luncheon.
Where? The US Capitol
2:30pm The President and Vice-President will attend a military review.
Where? US Capitol on the East Front
3pm Trump and Pence, along with their families will attend the inaugural parade in stands just outside of the White House.
7pm President Trump, Vice-President Pence, Melania Trump and Karen Pence will attend the Liberty and Freedom Ball.
Following a very strong battle against and victory over Hillary Clinton, the real estate mogul and reality show star will recite the oath of office as the 45th President of the United States.
Trump’s brash statements about ISIS, his cozy relationship with Russia and his criticism of NATO have the world bracing for a new type of American president.
We are bringing to you moment by moment account on key happenings at the inauguration ceremony which is one that promises to go down great in history.
Speaking at a pre-inauguration concert Thursday night at the Lincoln Memorial, which featured performances by Lee Greenwood, Toby Keith and 3 Doors Down, Trump told the crowd he vowed to be a president “for all our people,” CNN reports.
Americans are already trooping out in their hundreds, though the inauguration does not kick off until noon local time which is 5pm GMT +1.
The main ceremony is held at the White House, followed by a number of Inaugural Balls across the city of Washington DC. The official swearing-in ceremony occurs on the steps in front of the Capitol.