Capitol Hill 1/20/17, Presidential Inauguration.

Inauguration Day, Jan. 20, 2017

Incoming President Donald J. Trump, Outgoing President Barak Hussein Obama

a builder who wants will put his abilities to work for America – at the utmost top role.

a person who will take the wisdom, learned lessons, abilities, determination acquired in a lifetime, and lead America back to basics. Putting American people first. Repealing/Replacing the Affordable Care Act (also known as Obama Care). Insisting on border control reducing the numbers of non-Americans allowed to enter America – and living on U.S. Government funds.   Making America stronger, respecting our laws and those that protect us. Backing the Blue.

 

Family:

Donald John Trump, wife Melania Knuss Trump

Don Jr., wife Vanessa Hayden Trump, children: Kai (10), Don III (8), Tristan (6), Spencer (5), and Chloe (3)

Ivanka Marie Trump Kushner (10/30/1981), husband Jared Kushner, children: Arabella (5), Joseph (3), and Theodore (born March 2016)

Eric Frederick Trump (1/6/1984), wife Lara Yunaska Trump

Tiffany Trump (10/13/1993), in college

Barron Trump (3/20/2006)

 

Michael (Mike) Richard Pence, wife Karen Batten Pence

Michael

Charlotte

Audrey

 

 

As they left Blair House:

Melania’s baby blue dress as she left Blair house, gorgeous. Wives of Don & Eric (Vanessa & Lara) in coordinating colors to Melania. Lara looked fabulous in a light blue/grey dress. Vanessa in a auburn red dress.

Ivanka in a Dark Blue

 

As they entered St. John’s Cathedral (church)

As they exited St. John’s we watched in-coming President Trump and Melania walk to the awaiting vehicle, followed by incoming VP Mike Pence and his wife Karen.

 

As Pres. Obama began his morning

President Obama begins departure from the White House, He takes a walk through the Oval Office from there he walked the outside corridor of the White House, and waves to the photographers and says “Thank You”, a few minutes later V.P. Biden and his wife walk the same path on the outside corridor of the White House. We did not see Michelle, nor Malia or Sasha at this time. Nor did we see his mother-in-law that lived with the family at the Whitehouse. Malia (7/4/1998), Sasha (6/10/2001). Malia was 10 and Sasha was 7 when Obama became or 44th President. (Malia being 10 at time Pres. Obama took office – Barron is 10 at time Pres. Trump takes office).

We watched as outgoing President welcomes incoming President Trump to Whitehouse

We watched as VP Biden and his wife welcome incoming VP Mike Pence and his wife to the Whitehouse. We watched as Pres. Obama and his wife Michelle stand outside the Whitehouse and await the arrival of the motorcade which drove up to the front steps of Whitehouse. Soon Donald J. Trump exited vehicle, Melania followed carrying a package wrapped in aqua blue paper, with a simple bow (note the package wrapped in paper complimented her blue dress. Also note in 2000 Michelle Obama brought a gift (wrapped in white) to Laura Bush as they met at steps of Whitehouse).

Obama began to direct a photo op, handing the present off to a person in the Whitehouse, then took his place next to the incoming President Trump, while Melania and Michelle lead the way into the Whitehouse.

We watched as many people arrived at the site of the inauguration, the .

We watched Bill and Hillary Clinton arrive at Capitol Hill, we watch as former VP Dick Chaney and his wife arrive, (he was wearing a cowboy hat). We watched as Bob Dole and his wife arrived. We watched as Debbie W.Schultz (Democrat) walked down steps of Capitol Hill. We watched as Ben Carson arrived, and walked the halls to the steps.  We watched as Jared, Vanessa, and Lara (Trumps son-in-law and daughters in-law) arrive at Capitol Hill along with their children.

We saw Bernie Sanders arrive (without his wife).

We watched Supreme Court Justices arrive at Capitol Hill and walk the halls toward the steps to the outdoor arena.  We saw Reince Prebus and his wife arrive. We watched past President Jimmy Carter and his wife arrive and walk the halls of Capitol Hill.

We watched as Bill & Hillary Clinton were seated 4 rows behind where Pres. Trump will stand. She was wearing a white outfit. They were being filmed coming down stairs just as Trump and Obama were seated in caravan.

 We also watched Bill and Laura Bush wait to be seated at Capitol Hill.

 We watched as the families left the Whitehouse and headed to Capitol Hill.

We watched Melania and Michelle walk to the motorcade and take a seat to the automobile waiting for them. We watch as Biden and Pence walk out to be seated in automobile. We watch as Pres. Obama and incoming President Trump walk out of the Whitehouse and walk to the automobile caravan. Trump and Obama talk as they walk, Obama guiding Trump. The caravan left the Whitehouse at same time Bill and Hillary were filmed descending the steps …and being escorted to the outside Lawn of Capitol Hill. We watched the motorcade make its way down the streets to Capitol Hill.

We watch as Trump and Obama arrive at Capitol Hill, and begin the walk of the halls, followed by Biden and Pence. Obama walked briskly leading Trump down the halls.

We watch the Trump children (Don Jr, Ivanka, Eric, Tiffany, and Barron) walk the halls (apparently somewhat ahead of their father). Camera’s then roll to watch as the children descend the steps to the outside area. All Smiles, huge happy smiles. A camera took a quick look at Hillary, who was not smiling at the moment.

10:15 am, I noticed Ivanka looked over towards Hillary Clinton, nodded and seemed to say Hello.

We watched Michelle and VP Pres’s wife walk thru the halls toward outside, and then descend the steps, and take their seat on first row to the right of podium (just in front of Hillary.

We watched as Melania ascended down the steps. Shortly after Obama & Biden walked down the steps.

Then, we watched as Trump descended the steps to the outside area of Capitol Hill, his look was determination. Look of Knowing where he was at, and what was happening. An assurance, not a solemn look, no one of assurance. Knowing exactly why he was there, and what his mission is.

We watched as Mike Pence walked down, shaking hands with everyone …didn’t shake Bill Clinton’s hand, but Bill didn’t reach his hand out.

We watched as horns trumpeted, and Donald J. Trump came onto top step, and descended the steps, we watched as Trump stood in the Halls of Capitol Hill, his look was determination. Look of Knowing where he was at, and what was happening. An assurance, not a solemn look, no one of assurance. Knowing exactly why he was there, and what his mission is.

We watched as horns trumpeted, and Donald J. Trump came onto top step, and descended the steps,

Chief Justice John Roberts administered the Presidential Oath to incoming President.

President Donald J. Trump sworn in with Lincoln bible and his personal bible given to him by his mother on June 12, 1955. Vice President Mike Pence sworn in with Reagan bible.

 

 

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