Trump takes charge, assertive but untested 45th US president
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Pledging emphatically to empower America's "forgotten men and women," Donald Trump was sworn in as the 45th president of the United States Friday, taking command of a riven nation facing an unpredictable era under his assertive but untested leadership....
Melee near Trump's parade route as police, protesters clash
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Protesters registered their rage against the new president Friday in a chaotic confrontation with police who used pepper spray and stun grenades in a melee just blocks from Donald Trump's inaugural parade. At least 217 people were arrested for rioting while a burning limousine sent clouds of black smoke into the sky during Trump's procession....
Analysis: Trump speech shows America getting what it ordered
WASHINGTON (AP) -- America is getting what it ordered on Election Day....
The Latest: Parade over, celebration switches to balls
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Latest on Donald Trump's inauguration as the 45th president of the United States (all times EST):...
Senate confirms Trump's picks for defense, homeland security
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Wasting little time to fill two critical national security posts, the Republican-led Senate overwhelmingly confirmed the two retired Marine generals President Donald Trump tapped to run the Pentagon and secure America's borders....
FACT CHECK: Trump starts on familiar note: with exaggeration
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Donald Trump's inaugural address held familiar echoes of the campaign speeches that led to his presidential win: downbeat about the state of the nation, to the point of hyperbole. A look at some of his assertions Friday:...
Trump draws far smaller inaugural crowd than Obama
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Far fewer people attended President Donald Trump's inauguration Friday than his predecessor's swearing-in eight years ago....
According to the 20th Amendment of the U.S. Constitution the terms of the President and the Vice President shall end at noon on the 20th day of January, and the terms of their successors shall then begin. Before entering Execution of the Office, the successor shall take the following Oath:--"I do solemnly swear that I will faithfully execute the Office of President of the United States, and will to the best of my ability, to preserve, protect and defend the Constitution of the United States."
Was Donald Trump wrong to say John Lewis is "all talk and no action" after Lewis questioned the legitimacy of his presidency?