Low inauguration turnout, but Trump supporters don’t care

Though the crowd was unimpressive in number, that didn’t detract from the excitement his supporters felt on the first day of his presidency.


Supporters and protesters witness the inauguration of Donald Trump

As the crowds walked onto the Washington Monument lawn, one of the giant screen viewing areas, small groups of people began to chant “Trump, Trump, Trump!” But protestors came to watch the swearing in of the controversial 45th president too.

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Corn, carrots and the Inauguration

For members of the anti-GMO Inauguration Day demonstration, the chance to spread the word about genetically modified foods to such a large group is what brought them to the Mall in protest.

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Sound issues hurt Inauguration

Some in the audience booed as the screen briefly turned off, others couldn’t help but laugh at the sporadic transmission.

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Obama’s Inauguration has fewer attendees, but optimism prevails

In the midst of a deep partisan divide in Congress, wars in Afghanistan and Iraq and the worst economic crisis since the Great Depression, Obama’s message of hope and promise for the country remain in tact.

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Four generations witness Inauguration

The majority of the crowd was black. The strong presence proved the significance of the President’s two term hasn’t been lost on the black community.

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Disorganization causes havoc for Inauguration goers

In the streets surrounding the capitol, thousands of Inauguration-goers shuffled around like confused cattle.

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Native american sanitation worker thinks of his people during Inauguration

His work consisted of collecting the mountains of trash left behind by the hundreds of thousands of people who attended today’s inauguration. He reminded of the never-ending suffering of his people.

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Inauguration souvenirs

Vendors sell an assortment of knick knacks at the Inauguration.