Inauguration Day 2017 is quickly approaching and InvestorPlace has a few things you should know about the event.
- Inauguration Day 2017 will take place on Friday, Jan. 20.
- It will see President-elect Donald Trump be inaugurated as the 45th President of the United States of America.
- It will also include Trump’s running mate, Mike Pence, taking up the position of Vice President.
- The United States of America’s new First Lady will be Melania Trump.
- The country’s Second Lady will be Karen Pence.
- Jackie Evancho, the runner up in America’s Got Talent’s 2010 season, will sing at Inauguration Day 2017.
- Bill and Hillary Clinton will be attending the inauguration ceremony.
- George W. Bush and Laura Bush will also be in Washington for the event on Jan. 20.
- Jimmy Carter is another former President that will attend the ceremony.
- Current President Barack Obama will also be following tradition by attending the event.
- However, George H.W. Bush won’t be able to go to the event due to health reasons.
- President-elect Donald Trump is planning a shorter parade than normal that will only last for one hour and 30 minutes.
- Trump is also only planning to attend three of the Inauguration Day 2017 balls.
- Chief Justice John Roberts will be administering the presidential oath of office to Donald Trump.
The following is the presidential oath of office that Donald Trump will say on Inauguration Day 2017.
“I do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will faithfully execute the office of President of the United States, and will to the best of my ability, preserve, protect and defend the Constitution of the United States.”
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