• Before Friday’s swearing-in ceremony, President Obama and President-elect Trump will have a brief meeting at the White House and will proceed to the Capitol together. The ceremony is scheduled to begin between 11:15 and 11:30 a.m.

• Prelude – “The President’s Own,” by the U.S. Marine Band.

• Call to order by Sen. Roy Blunt of Missouri, chairman of the Joint Congressional Committee on Inaugural Ceremonies.

• Readings and invocations by Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan, archbishop of New York City; the Rev. Samuel Rodriguez, president of the National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference; and Paula White-Cain, pastor of the New Destiny Christian Center.

• Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer delivers remarks.

• The Missouri State University Chorale performs.


• The vice-presidential oath of office is administered to Mike Pence by Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas.

• The Mormon Tabernacle Choir performs.

• The presidential oath of office is administered to Trump by Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr.

• Inaugural address by President Trump.

• Readings and benediction by Rabbi Marvin Hier of the Simon Wiesenthal Center; the Rev. Franklin Graham of Samaritan’s Purse and the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association; and Bishop Wayne T. Jackson of Great Faith Ministries International.

• The national anthem is performed by Jackie Evancho.

– The Washington Post

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