Donald Trump will take the oath of office to become the 45th President of the United States Friday. Video from Washington D.C. began at 11:05 a.m. ET Friday.
The events are scheduled to kick off at 11:16 with opening remarks from Senator Roy Blunt, chairman of the inaugural committee. Trump will take the oath at about noon, a schedule that’s been in the Constitution since 1933. After the oath, which Chief Justice John Roberts will administer the oath, Trump will deliver his inaugural address.
Jackie Evancho, of America’s Got Talent fame, is set to perform the national anthem at 12:18.
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