Friday marks the day that Donald J. Trump will take the oath of office at the Capitol to be sworn in as the 45th President of the United States. There will be plenty of celebration as well as plenty of protesting. No matter which, hundreds of thousands of people will be attending in Washington for the occasion.
Here is the full schedule of events on Inauguration day, 2017.
11:30 a.m. | Swearing-in ceremony
Officials from all around the world will be gathered on the West Front of the Capitol for the ceremony. Around noon, Chief Justice John G. Roberts will administer the oath of office. Afterwards, Mr. Trump will then deliver his inaugural address.
Afternoon | The Parade
President Trump and Vice President Pence will then lead the many military personnel participating in the parade down Pennsylvania Ave.
7 p.m. | Inaugural balls
There will be a total of two inaugural balls as well as one armed services ball, all three of which are expected to have an appearance from the new president.
10 a.m. | National Prayer Service
The traditional prayer service will be held at the Washington National Cathedral for Mr. Trump and Mr. Pence to begin their terms in prayer and reflection. The service marks the end of the official inaugural schedule.
10 a.m. | The Women’s March on Washington
Expected to be one of the week’s largest protest action, the march begins with a rally at the base of Capitol Hill. None of the exact details of the protest have been fully announced as of the time of posting this article.
Afternoon | Trump Tower Chicago
It is expected that there will be a very large protest at the President’s skyscraper in Chicago. Events that happen will be covered live on social media by us.
How to Watch
On TV: Coverage of Inauguration Day will be carried live by ABC, NBC, CBS, CNN, PBS and Fox News. So basically everyone.
On your computer: Many news sites will be publishing content non-stop about the inauguration. HYPELINE News will be uploading content regarding the events in DC as well as protests in Chicago.
On your phone: Our social media will keep you up to date on everything that’s happening. Twitter will also be streaming the inauguration live at inauguration.twitter.com.
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