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President Donald Trump waves as he walks with first lady Melania Trump and son Baron during the inauguration parade on Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington, Jan. 20, 2017.

LIVE BLOG: Trump Sworn in as 45th US President


Donald Trump is now the 45th president of the United States. After swearing his allegiance to the Constitution in a ceremony at the US Capitol Friday, Trump delivered a 16-minute address stressing his campaign theme - "make America great again." The 70-year-old president, holding elective office for the first time in his life, told a crowd of several hundred thousand people at the National Mall that his administration will transfer power away from Washington and return it to the American people.

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Beginning Friday afternoon and over the next few days, incoming White House press secretary Sean Spicer says Donald Trump will sign executive orders "enacting an agenda of real change."

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The soon to be 45th president of the United States Donald Trump spent his last night as a private citizen at Blair House, the government's residence for dignitaries, directly across Pennsylvania Avenue from the White House.

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Mike Pence is also being sworn in Friday as vice president. Pence has said he and Trump would be "ready to serve the American people on Day One."

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