From start to finish

By The Associated Press and Fortune Editors
January 20, 2017

 

Donald Trump, the real estate mogul and reality television star who upended American politics and energized voters angry with Washington, will be sworn in Friday as the 45th president of the United States, putting Republicans in control of the White House for the first time in eight years.

“It all begins today!” Trump tweeted at daybreak. “THE MOVEMENT CONTINUES – THE WORK BEGINS!”

Here’s how it will all unfold from start to finish:

BEFORE THE CEREMONY

— 8:30 a.m.: Donald and Melania Trump attend service at St. John’s Church

— 9:40 a.m.: President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama welcome the Trumps to the White House

— 9:45 a.m.: Obamas host a coffee and tea reception for the Trumps.

— 10:30 a.m.: Trumps, Obamas leave White House for U.S. Capitol

AT THE CAPITOL

— 11:16 a.m.: Sen. Roy Blunt, Inaugural Committee chairman, delivers opening remarks

— 11:21 a.m.: Timothy Michael Cardinal Dolan, Rev. Dr. Samuel Rodriguez and Pastor Paula White-Cain deliver invocations

— 11:30 a.m.: Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer delivers remarks

— 11:35 a.m.: Vice Presidential oath is administered by Associate Justice Clarence Thomas

— 11:47 a.m.: Presidential oath is administered by Chief Justice John Roberts

— 11:51 a.m.: President Donald Trump delivers inaugural address

— 12:12 p.m.: Rabbi Marvin Hier, Rev. Franklin Graham and Bishop Wayne T. Jackson deliver benedictions

— 12:18 p.m.: Jackie Evancho performs the National Anthem

AFTER THE CEREMONY

— 12:30 p.m.: Obama departs by helicopter from East Front

— 12:54 p.m.: President’s Room signing ceremony

— 1:08 p.m.: Luncheon

— 2:35 p.m.: Review of the troops

— 3 p.m.: Parade from the Capitol to the White House

— 7 p.m.: Inaugural balls get underway

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