Donald Trump will be sworn in as the 45th president of the United States today. Here’s what his schedule looks like, according to his incoming press secretary, Sean Spicer.
The president-elect stayed overnight at the Blair House, which is across the street from the White House and tradition for incoming presidents.
8:30 a.m. Trump, Vice President-elect Mike Pence and their families attend a church service at St. John’s Episcopal Church, where every president since James Madison has attended. His cabinet nominations are also there.
9:30 a.m. Trump, Pence and the families have tea with Barack and Michelle Obama on the South Portico of the White House.
10 a.m. Obama, Biden, Trump and Pence ride together to the Capitol for the inauguration.
11 a.m. The inauguration starts.
Noon: Pence is sworn in, followed by Trump’s oath of office. After that, Trump gives his inaugural address.
1 p.m. Trump, Pence and their wives have lunch at the Capitol.
2:30 p.m. Trump, Pence attend a military review at the east front of the Capitol before going down Pennsylvania Ave.
3 p.m. Trump and Pence watch the inaugural parade from risers outside of the White House.
7 p.m. Trump and Pence go to the Liberty and Freedom Ball at the Washington Convention Center, then make an appearance at the Military Ball at the National Building Museum.
10 a.m. Trump, Pence and their families attend the National Prayer Service at the Washington National Cathedral.