Donald J. Trump is officially the 45th president

Donald J. Trump is officially the nation’s 45th president.

Trump, a Republican, scored a November upset of Democrat Hillary Clinton. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts administered the oath of office.

Trump is the first person elected to the nation’s highest office with no elected or military experience. He has promised a robust agenda in his first 100 days and beyond, primarily focused on creating new jobs.

Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas swore Vice President Mike Pence into office at 11:54 a.m.

Following the swearing in, Trump congratulated Pence.


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