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The 45th president’s speech struck an unusually pessimistic tone — especially for a man taking office at a time of broad economic prosperity. Donald Trump said “wealth, strength and confidence had dissipated” because of jobs lost overseas and promised that “a new vision will govern our land.”
As people poured into the city for the inauguration, they encountered protesters throughout the day. Many of the demonstrations were nonviolent, but after the swearing-in, protesters downtown clashed with police, who responded with a flurry of flash-bang grenades and chemical spray.
WhiteHouse.gov now offers the broad contours of Trump administration priorities while eliminating the policy page on climate change and any directives involving President Obama’s Affordable Care Act.
Live coverage of inauguration events and protests. (Video by The Post)
Donald Trump began his presidency as he ran his campaign — with blunt, searing talk about a crippled nation in dire need of bold, immediate action. His inaugural address broke with those that came before it. This, he made clear in case anyone had not yet gotten it, will be a very different presidency.
Here's the full text of the president's inaugural address, with our analysis and highlights.
The split sentiment in the United States was reflected internationally, where protests outnumbered celebrations.
We asked those who came to Washington to celebrate the inauguration, and those who didn’t, about their desires. Not for Trump, or even the country. But for themselves.
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Morning ridership was the lowest in at least three presidential inaugurations as fewer riders flocked to the system than would even on a typical weekday.
More than 100 bars, restaurants, cafes and salons plan to donate a portion of this weekend's profits to charities, including Planned Parenthood.
Wizards assistant coach Sidney Lowe turned into a hot topic in the Knicks' postgame locker room.
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Salt | Bagel, a collaboration between Bagel Uprising and Number 1 Sons, will run for six weeks at the old Dairy Godmother space.
In what was described as her last walk through the "People's House," former first lady Michelle Obama took a stroll with the former first dogs.
The discoveries came just as hope was fading for about 30 people missing after the resort was swallowed by a huge snowslide late Wednesday. Italy’s state news agency said the survivors included two children.
Despite the largest federal investment ever targeted to failing schools, graduation rates, test scores and college enrollment for those that got money under the program were no different from schools that did not receive funds.
Ahead of Donald Trump's inauguration, Shepard Fairey launched the “We the People Campaign,” which he says focuses on the groups that the president-elect disparaged in his campaign.
The Facebook founder is traveling the country, reconnecting with religion and fast becoming an object of speculation that he could be preparing a run for the presidency.
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