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The president and his press secretary excoriated the news media for what they said were deliberate efforts to understate the number of people at the inauguration.
The Times looks back at several marches in Washington over the past century and how they altered Americans’ views on issues like civil rights and war.
The Justice Department says President Trump’s appointment of Jared Kushner in the White House role does not violate anti-nepotism laws.
In a reflection of the improvisational style that helped fuel his rise, he has made few, if any, firm decisions about which orders he wants to make, or in which order.
Major changes to health policy will require new legislation, not an executive order.
We asked Trump’s supporters what they want from his presidency, minutes after he was sworn in on the National Mall.
The new president challenged establishment views on domestic, fiscal and foreign affairs, setting up a clash over Republicans’ long-held identity.
Germany’s vice chancellor said the inaugural speech reflected a “drastic radicalization” of U.S. politics. But other world leaders embraced the new reality.
The inaugural gatherings on Friday night posed an obstacle to their Orthodox Jewish observance of the Sabbath.
On Inauguration Day, performers in New York looked to the future and raised money for causes like civil liberties and women’s health.
The one-page order, which the newly inaugurated president signed in a hastily arranged Oval Office ceremony, did not specify which aspects of the health care law it was targeting.
The new president, who is allergic to confrontation in private, was surrounded on the inaugural platform by politicians of both parties whom he has derided.
The atmosphere was unmistakable on Friday in Washington, where crowds gathered for President Trump’s inauguration, protests broke out and many residents simply skipped town.
“I’m here today to honor our democracy & its enduring values,” Mrs. Clinton wrote on Twitter of her attendance at Donald J. Trump’s swearing-in.
The digital change, which flashed into place at noon on Friday, immediately placed into sharp relief some of the starkest differences between the old president and the new.
Visitors to Washington in favor and against President Trump sought out a solid reminder that a country divided against itself can stand.
The New York governor, regarded as a possible 2020 presidential candidate, said women “deserve control over their health and reproductive decisions.”
President Trump and his wife, Melania, are making their debut as first couple at three official inaugural balls on Friday night.
A flurry of airstrikes illustrates the challenges President Trump faces in carrying out the vow his inaugural address vow to combat “radical Islamic terrorism.”
The new president offered a gloomy picture of the nation and used his Inaugural Address to castigate the very politicians seated behind him on the platform.