President-elect Donald J. Trump’s inauguration is finally here.  We’ll be streaming live coverage and updating throughout the day as events unfold.

Highlights that I am eagerly anticipating:

12:00 p.m. (EST):  Vice-president Elect Mike Pence requested that Justice Thomas swear him into office.  This is a hugely historic moment, and I think it will be a wonderful thing to witness.  Pence is also going to use Reagan’s Bible for his swearing in; again, an historic choice.

In case you missed it: President Trump’s Inaugural Address

In case you missed it: Vice President Mike Pence is Sworn In

In case you missed it: President Donald Trump is Sworn In

3:53PM The Inaugural Parade

2:50PM Awaiting the Inaugural Parade

2:20PM Violence Erupts on Inauguration Parade Route, Police Respond

1:15PM President Donald Trump Attends Signing Ceremony.

12:00PM Donald Trump has officially become our 45th president.

Showtime!!!

Pictures of the inauguration

MC 11:08am: Families are heading down the platform.

MC 11:04AM: Trump and Obama have arrived at the Hill.

MC 10:55AM: Trump and Obama have left for the inauguration.

MC 10:20AM: Hillary Clinton and President Clinton have arrived!!! Man, a year ago, we thought this would be her inauguration.

MC 10:12AM: Top people have started to arrive to the hill, including President George w. Bush and Newt Gingrich.

MC 9:45AM: The Obamas just greeted the Trumps at the White House. Melania presented Michelle with a gift from Tiffany & Co.

President-elect Trump will be sworn in by Chief Justice Roberts using the Lincoln Bible, as well as his own personal Bible given to him by his mother.

Shortly after being sworn into office as the 45th president of the United States of America, President Trump will deliver his inaugural address to the nation.

*CNN reports that President-elect Trump has said he will be signing executive orders “right after the speech,” so it’s not clear if he plans to do so immediately following the swearing in and his inaugural address or at the later, more traditional time following the inaugural parade.

3:00 p.m. (EST): the inaugural parade.

*This may be followed by President Trump signing some executive orders (see note above).

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