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The Morning Brew: President Trump's first moves

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It's Monday, and a new president is in town. Have a sip of coffee and read about POTUS Donald Trump's first moves.

President Donald Trump's first moves

Ahead of Donald Trump's swearing-in ceremony Friday, Trump left the White House with President Barack Obama.

American rituals commenced and Trump took the Oath of Office. He kept his remarks brief:

President-elect Donald Trump arrives on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol on Friday, Jan. 20, 2017, in Washington, for his inauguration (Win McNamee/Pool Photo via AP)
President-elect Donald Trump arrives on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol on Friday, Jan. 20, 2017, in Washington, for his inauguration (Win McNamee/Pool Photo via AP)

He echoed his speech in a Facebook post.

Trump attended a Congress-hosted luncheon at the Capitol. 

The White House website quickly got a new look:

Next came a tweet from freshly-minted POTUS Trump:

Lots of activity behind the scenes aimed to iron out  the logistics behind an administrative transition into the White House. 

The Trump family participated in the presidential procession and inaugural parade on Pennsylvania Avenue. He departed the motorcade and walked the parade route.

President Trump arrived at the White House.

He signed a bit of paperwork.

He sent this tweet:

— President Trump (@POTUS) January 20, 2017

More American traditions followed, including festivities to celebrate the transition of power. According to the Presidential Inaugural Committee, 

The President-elect and Mrs. Trump and Vice President-elect and Mrs. Pence plan to attend all three inaugural balls to join in ringing in a new day in America.

In tomorrow's Morning Brew, we'll do a roundup of the sizable number of inauguration protests that commenced over the weekend across the country.

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Juliana Keeping is on the enterprise reporting team for The Oklahoman and NewsOK.com. Keeping joined the staff of The Oklahoman in 2012. Prior to that time, she worked in the Chicago media at the SouthtownStar, winning a Peter Lisagor Award... Read more ›

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