The National Park Service on Monday released dozens of photographs of President Donald Trump’s inauguration that appear to counter Trump’s claim that up to 1.5 million attended the event at the Capitol and National Mall. The photos were released in response to news media requests made through the Freedom of Information Act. The photos show the 2009 event far outstripped the number of people who attended Trump’s inauguration.
Donald Trump Jr, with his wife Vanessa and children depart St. John’s Church in Washington, DC, after a service for U.S. President-elect Trump, January 20, 2017. On Inauguration Day, Vanessa Trump attended her father-in-law’s swearing-in ceremony wearing a burgundy coat with a cowl collar. Donald Trump Jr.’s wife accessorized with pearl and diamond dangly earrings that just so happen to be from Ivanka Trump’s fine jewelry company — and cost $12,500.
It was a castoff pro-football player who offered some wise advice to President Trump on Monday, after a first few days in office marred by squabbles over how many people attended his inauguration. “Yo @POTUS even I know to stay away from the notifications section on twitter,” wrote former Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel, who has struggled with fame and substance abuse. “S— will drive you crazy,” Manziel added.
Newly minted White House press secretary Sean Spicer had a tense exchange Monday in his first official briefing about whether he intends to be truthful in his job. “Will you pledge never to knowingly say something that is not factual?” ABC News’ Jon Karl asked. Spicer insisted he would never deliberately tell a lie in his capacity as White House press secretary.
If recent promises are any indication, President Trump is poised for a very busy first Monday in the White House. Trump and other top officials have teased a myriad of potential executive actions and announcements that will happen Monday. Trump said in an interview with the Times of London he considered Monday his first “real” work day following his inauguration weekend.
One day after attending Donald Trump’s inauguration, Hillary Clinton thanked the millions of women who participated in the Women’s March in protest of his presidency. “Thanks for standing, speaking & marching for our values @womensmarch,” Clinton tweeted Saturday. Clinton, who has kept a relatively low public profile since her stunning loss to Trump in the November election, tweeted several messages in support of the demonstrations over the weekend.
Following the march in New York City, protesters left behind thousands of signs around Fifth Avenue near Trump Tower. Many signs left near a construction site were taken home by admirers as souvenirs. One group of placards was made into an art installation on East 57th Street, while many of these great signs were discarded near receptacles along Fifth Avenue waiting for sanitation. (Yahoo News)
President Donald Trump questioned the more than 1 million people around the country who marched in protest of his presidency on Saturday and criticized the celebrities who joined the demonstrations. “Watched protests yesterday but was under the impression that we just had an election!” Trump tweeted early Sunday. More than 1 million people joined marches in the United States, including hundreds of thousands in Washington, D.C., for the Women’s March on Washington.
In the latest edition of Yahoo Diaries, we enlisted three correspondents who participated in the Women’s March on Washington and gave Yahoo News the inside scoop on the massive demonstration following President Trump’s inauguration. Through the point of view of three everyday Americans who decided to head to Washington, D.C., see firsthand how this event unfolded .
Lisa Belkin attended the Women’s March on Washington with a group of women from Louisville, Ky. On Friday she wrote about their daylong road trip, a story you can read here. On Friday morning they had done so in their hometown of Louisville, Ky., boarding a white rented van for the 12-hour drive to Washington. On Saturday they were outside Washington, boarding the Metro at about 6 a.m. for the hourlong trip to the starting point of the Women’s March on Washington.
A day after the inauguration of Donald Trump as president, demonstrators participated in the Women’s March on Washington and its satellite gatherings around the globe. These are just a few of the wide-ranging messages relayed by the hundreds of thousands of participants. See full coverage of the Women’s March on Yahoo News. _____ Related slideshows: Slideshow: Women’s March on Washington D.C. Slideshow: Women’s March around the world Slideshow: How newspapers covered President's Trump inauguration Slideshow: Anti-Trump inauguration protests break out in U.S. Slideshow: Protests worldwide against the inauguration of Donald Trump Slideshow: Obama's Washington Slideshow: Donald Trump’s Inauguration Day Slideshow: 66 hands on 66 Bibles _____ See more news-related photo galleries and follow us on Yahoo News Photo Tumblr.
A day after President Donald Trump was sworn into office, women in as many as 200 cities around the world are expected to take to the streets in sympathy with the protest march in Washington. Yahoo News is providing continuous coverage of the marches around the world. Follow throughout the day in on Yahoo News live blog.
In striking comments, White House press secretary Sean Spicer used his first official statement on Saturday to castigate the media for what he claimed was “deliberately false reporting,” including reporting on the attendance at President Trump’s inauguration. Spicer was particularly incensed about photos shared on social media by members of the press comparing the crowd at Trump’s ceremony with those at inaugurations past. A number of reporters posted side-by-side photographs of the crowds amassed for the inauguration of Trump on Friday and for Barack Obama eight years before.
A day after President Donald Trump was sworn into office, women in as many as 200 cities around the world took to the streets in sympathy with the protest march in Washington. Yahoo News is providing continuous coverage of the marches around the world. Follow throughout the day on the Yahoo News live blog.
The new White House website that went operational just as President Trump was sworn into office has already been getting attention for signaling sharp changes in policy and rhetoric. But the most striking section may be its adulatory biography of the 45th president. It unabashedly touts Trump’s achievements in real estate, promotes his business, describes him as the author of a “classic” book, and portrays his election as president as miraculous. “Donald J. Trump is the very definition of the American success story,” reads the Trump biography that was posted on the official whitehouse.gov website. “Throughout his life he has continually set the standards of business and entrepreneurial excellence, especially with his interests in real estate, sports, and entertainment.
Madonna made a surprise Saturday appearance at the Women’s March on Washington, the cornerstone of the massive worldwide protests following President Trump’s inauguration. “Are you still awake out there?” she asked the Washington, D.C., crowd.
Charles Brotman, who announced every inaugural parade since President Dwight D. Eisenhower’s in 1957, was replaced by President Trump’s transition team this year.
When President Trump was delivering his inaugural address on Friday, WhiteHouse.gov was completely revamped, replacing Barack Obama’s policy pages with Trump’s own. A new petition calling on the Trump administration to immediately release the president’s tax returns was created almost immediately.
A day after President Donald Trump was sworn into office, women descended on the nation’s capital for the Women’s March on Washington. Catch up on Yahoo News’ coverage of the marches in Washington, New York City and elsewhere.
A crowd of women joining the National Woman Suffrage Association, which was led by Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony in 1869. On Saturday, when as many as 2 million women — and men — take to the streets in Washington, D.C., and around the world for the Women’s March, they will be following in the footsteps of women who have marched for progressive causes and civil rights at least since the late 19th century. In 1862, Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton began working on Park Place in Manhattan across from City Hall, a street then known as Newspaper Row, to publish a periodical promoting suffrage for women.
Yahoo News enlisted three participants visiting the the 2017 presidential inauguration to be our eyes and ears on the ground while Donald J. Trump was sworn in as the 45th president of the United States. Get an inside look at yesterday’s historic event as these unique voices take us through their experiences. Hi everyone! My name is Amanda and I’m a 22-year-old recent college graduate from Long Island, N.Y. I’ve been a big Trump supporter since the very beginning.
When the group of a dozen women arrive at the staging spot for the Women’s March on Washington on Saturday morning — just after dawn, if all goes as planned, to grab spots up front — it will have been 24 hours since they left home. Fueled by junk food, a passionate playlist and a belief that they needed to stand up and be counted, they spent 12 hours in a van from Louisville, Ky., and a night on floors, couches and inflatable mattresses in and around Washington, D.C., to become a dozen individuals in a sea of what is expected to be several hundreds of thousands of others. The plan was to drive on Friday in order to ignore the inauguration.
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On Friday morning, the world watched as Donald Trump was sworn in as the 45th president of the United States. By his side was his wife, Melania, the first lady, wearing a full, custom Ralph Lauren ensemble. Melania Trump wears a pale blue Ralph Lauren ensemble to her husband’s inauguration.