• January 20 — Inauguration of the new President and Vice President

Mike Pence Inaugration as Vice President Details  

  1. Mike Pence will be sworn in as the 48th Vice President of the United States at noon local time (5 PM GMT) on January 20,  Friday,  in Washington, D.C.
  2. Location:  United States Capitol, Washington, D.C.
  3. Participants:  Donald John Trump, 45th Vice President of the United States — Assuming office
  4. John Glover Roberts, Jr. Chief Justice of the United States — Administering oath
  5. Michael Richard Pence, 48th Vice Vice President of the United States — Assuming office
  6. TBD — Administering oath  
  7. The inauguration is being planned primarily by two committees: the Joint Congressional Committee on Inaugural Ceremonies and the 2017 Vice Presidential Inaugural Committee.
  8. The schedule of events is set to commence on January 19 with a wreath-laying ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery attended by the President-elect and Vice President-elect. A concert titled “Make America Great! Welcome Celebration” will be held at Lincoln Memorial afterwards. The following day will be the inauguration ceremony at the US Capitol, followed by the parade on Pennsylvania Avenue and the inaugural balls later on. A National Prayer Service will be held on January 21 at the Washington National Cathedral. Trump's inaugural address will be written by Stephen Miller, who was the speechwriter of most of his campaign speeches. The new Vice President and Vice Vice President will also attend several dinners honoring them, and there will be a ball honoring the Armed Forces and first responders.
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