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Jan. 20 – Before the Inauguration
On Friday morning, Trump, Pence and their families are scheduled to attend church services at St. John’s Episcopal near the White House.
President Barack Obama and President-elect Trump will have coffee or tea at the White House before Trump’s swearing-in, according to Tom Barrack, chairman of the inaugural committee. The two men and their wives will ride together to the Capitol.
INAUGURATION CEREMONY AT THE U.S. CAPITOL
The Joint Congressional Committee on Inaugural Ceremonies (JCCIC) recently released the program of Trump and Pence’s swearing-in ceremonies at the Capitol.
The 58th presidential inauguration ceremony kicks off on Friday at 11:30 a.m. The D.C. Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Management is planning for 800,000 to 900,000 people to attend the inauguration festivities.
The U.S. Marine Band, which has played at every inauguration since Thomas Jefferson’s ceremony in 1801, will play the prelude. Also known as the “The President’s Own,” the Marine Band has roughly 130 musicians.