Donald Trump arrives at his inauguration at the Capitol. Bush was sworn in to a second term of office at the West Front of the Capitol.
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Cumulative dancing total for all 10 galas: January 20, 2017 12: The First Inaugural Address contains elements that remained consistent throughout his writings as President. Accessibility links Skip to main content Keyboard shortcuts for audio player. Robert Livingston, Chancellor of New York, administered the oath.
Megan Garber is a staff writer at The Atlantic , where she covers culture. The balcony was bedecked with a canopy and curtains of red and white.
A military escort arrives at Franklin House to conduct the president-elect to Federal Hall. And the song Trump has selected for his first dance as commander-in-chief? Clint Black provided the entertainment at the ball for a president who had scheduled time between meetings to touch up his box step. There were so many people out that night that the new president and escorts eventually had to leave the carriage and were forced to walk home instead!
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Washington expressed a self-effacing caveat regarding his "own deficiencies," a humble indication of his submission to the call of public duty when "summoned by my Country," and a rationalistic determination that "the foundations of our national policy" must "be laid in the pure and immutable principles of private morality" by its elected officials, given the "indissoluble union between virtue and happiness.
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January 20, 2005 Pastor Kirbyjon Caldwell prayer. Each inaugural exercise is attuned to the man who is stepping into office; each one, though, even more importantly—even more symbolically—is the stuff of shared ceremony, a ritualized version of what George Washington would learn after he took his oath on a Bible that was borrowed, finally, from a Masonic lodge: The Bushes skipped dancing altogether at their first stop, and twirled all of 1 minute, 6 seconds at Stop 2.
MP3 audio - Standard Price: Washington's Election In 1789, George Washington became the first president of the United States, unanimously elected to the office and enjoying wide support from both politicians and the public alike. Donald Trump's Presidential Inauguration. Washington himself traveled in a state coach with his two aides, escorted by the Senate Committee, Committee of the House, Chancellor Robert Livingston, the French and Spanish ministers, and a multitude of ordinary citizens.
The president proved he has more moves than the box step when he shook his bon-bon with Ricky Martin. Surrounded by members of Congress and the Supreme Court, the nation's 45th president repeated themes from his historic and divisive campaign message, describing children in poverty, schools in crisis and streets pocked with crime and "carnage.