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And today, the US gets a new president - Donald Trump.
He's the billionaire businessman who promised he'd "make
Well, now it's time for him to start his new job.
Leah is in Washington D.C in the States, and sent us this.
Well, welcome to Washington, DC, the capital of
Now, today really is a huge day for this country, as Donald
Trump prepares to move into there, that is the White House.
He will take on one of the most important jobs on the planet,
he will become the 45th president of United States, but before he
officially takes charge, he will have to attend a special
Well, luckily we've got you covered on that one, take a
The president lives in the White House,
but the important bit today happens in the capital.
That's where Trump will be sworn in as
president and take an oath promising to do the best job he can.
Then he will make his speech called the inaugural address.
At the same time, movers will have a few hours
to move the Obama family's possessions out and move in Trump's.
After Trump's speech, Obama will then leave.
He should go out in style, though, with the past few presidents
There's a feast that will include food from Trump's home
Next up is the parade, this includes high
It is probably nice to stretch your legs
after all that food and
In the evening, there's lots of balls hosted over the city.
The president tries to attend as many as possible.
It's a bit exhausting, but you only become
Then it's time for a good night's sleep for the
first day in office for President Trump.
While Donald Trump has won the keys to the White House, the election
process has left many people deeply divided in this country.
Now, while Trump has his supporters, there
still are people that believe he isn't the right person
to lead this country, and across the weekend,
there will be protests here in Washington and across the country.
And even some politicians have decided to skip today's
So I met up with two kids here in Washington,
DC to find out why there's such a divide.
I am Jack, I'm from Georgia and I make Donald Trump supporter. I am
not a Trump supporter. Can you tell me how you feel about Donald Trump?
I'm excited for his presidency, I'm excited for his different view of
how our government works, and I'm excited to have a new person in the
White House. Obama was our first black president, it was bittersweet
seeing him go. Donald Trump coming into office, I think, you know, I'm
going to have to be used to it. Dizzy have what it takes to unite
America? Can it be possible? -- does he? As long as he, Washington, some
of the things he says, people can take it wrong. There is a large
proportion who don't agree with him. If we are going to bridge this
divide, we need to be able to reach out to the other party, work with
them to solve our issues. What would you say to him? Follow-through on
your campaign bronzers, because you won't be long if you don't. Keep
your promises, it's a lot of doubts people have. If he doesn't go
through with it, there will be lots of problems. I hope our country can
heal from the selection and come together to be one nation, a divided
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