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Inauguration Day in Photos: Trump Supporters Take to Mall, Protesters Light Up Streets

Jan. 20, 2017 as seen by Roll Call's photographers

People gather on the National Mall on Friday morning. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)

By BILL CLARK, TOM WILLIAMS and MATT RHODES

CQ Roll Call

As thousands gathered on the West Front of the Capitol to witness the swearing-in of Donald Trump as the 45th president of the United States, protesters attempted to block entrances to the mall and parade route and some caused damage to property in downtown D.C.

Here is Jan. 20, 2017 in photos:

Guests arrive on the West Front of the Capitol on Inauguration Day to witness Donald Trump’s swearing-in as the 45th president of the United States. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
Guests arrive on the West Front of the Capitol on Inauguration Day to witness Donald Trump’s swearing-in as the 45th president of the United States. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
A Secret Service member wipes down one of the presidential limousines. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
A Secret Service member wipes down one of the presidential limousines. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
Former President George W. Bush and Laura Bush arrive for the inauguration. (Bill Clark/ CQ Roll Call)
Former President George W. Bush and Laura Bush arrive for the inauguration. (Bill Clark/ CQ Roll Call)
A vendor sells Trump gear. (Matt Rhodes for CQ Roll Call)
A vendor sells Trump gear. (Matt Rhodes for CQ Roll Call)
Elias Fineman, 7, left, and his brother Alexander, 9, from Las Vegas, wait on the West Front of the Capitol on Inauguration Day. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
Elias Fineman, 7, left, and his brother Alexander, 9, from Las Vegas, wait on the West Front of the Capitol on Inauguration Day. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
A protester stands next to a burnt Trump sign. There was disagreement among anti-Trump protesters at Friday’s inauguration about whether to destroy property. (Matt Rhodes for CQ Roll Call)
A protester stands next to a burnt Trump sign. There was disagreement among anti-Trump protesters at Friday’s inauguration about whether to destroy property. (Matt Rhodes for CQ Roll Call)
California Rep. <a class="memberLink" title="Click to view member info in a new window" href="http://data.rollcall.com/members/45180?rel=memberLink" target="_blank">Doug LaMalfa</a> arrives for Trump’s inauguration. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
California Rep. Doug LaMalfa arrives for Trump’s inauguration. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
Firefighters quickly extinguished a fire near 13th Street and Massachusetts Avenue Friday morning before Trump’s swearing-in. (Matt Rhodes for CQ Roll Call)
Firefighters quickly extinguished a fire near 13th Street and Massachusetts Avenue Friday morning before Trump’s swearing-in. (Matt Rhodes for CQ Roll Call)
Two protesters in gear stare at police in the Logan Circle area of Washington, D.C. (Matt Rhodes for CQ Roll Call)
Two protesters in gear stare at police in the Logan Circle area of Washington, D.C. (Matt Rhodes for CQ Roll Call)
A Starbucks store window was broken Friday before Trump’s swearing-in. (Matt Rhodes for CQ Roll Call)
A Starbucks store window was broken Friday before Trump’s swearing-in. (Matt Rhodes for CQ Roll Call)
Trump is sworn in as the 45th president of the United States by Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. on the West Front of the Capitol. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
Trump is sworn in as the 45th president of the United States by Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. on the West Front of the Capitol. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
Trump hugs his family after being sworn in. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
Trump hugs his family after being sworn in. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
President Donald J. Trump addresses the crowd after being sworn in as the 45th President of the United States on the West Front of the Capitol. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
President Donald J. Trump addresses the crowd after being sworn in as the 45th President of the United States on the West Front of the Capitol. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
The Trumps and the Obamas wait for a helicopter that will fly the Obamas to Joint Base Andrews, from where they will depart to Palm Springs, Calif. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
The Trumps and the Obamas wait for a helicopter that will fly the Obamas to Joint Base Andrews, from where they will depart to Palm Springs, Calif. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
Demonstrators near a security checkpoint at 13th and F streets Northwest in Washington with the umbrella protest group Disrupt J20. (Matt Rhodes for CQ Roll Call)
Demonstrators near a security checkpoint at 13th and F streets Northwest in Washington with the umbrella protest group Disrupt J20. (Matt Rhodes for CQ Roll Call)
A shattered bus stop booth on 14th street in downtown Washington on Friday. (Matt Rhodes for CQ Roll Call)
A shattered bus stop booth on 14th street in downtown Washington on Friday. (Matt Rhodes for CQ Roll Call)
A protester is detained shortly after being pepper-sprayed in downtown Washington on 11th Street. (Matt Rhodes for CQ Roll Call)
A protester is detained shortly after being pepper-sprayed in downtown Washington on 11th Street. (Matt Rhodes for CQ Roll Call)
Protesters tend to a man struck by an unknown object near the intersection of 15th and G streets in Washington, while a woman calls 911. (Matt Rhodes for CQ Roll Call)
Protesters tend to a man struck by an unknown object near the intersection of 15th and G streets in Washington, while a woman calls 911. (Matt Rhodes for CQ Roll Call)
D.C. police in riot gear on Friday before Trump’s swearing-in. (Matt Rhodes for CQ Roll Call)
D.C. police in riot gear on Friday before Trump’s swearing-in. (Matt Rhodes for CQ Roll Call)
A D.C. firefighter extinguishes a trash can fire on the day Trump is sworn in as the nation’s 45th president. (Matt Rhodes for CQ Roll Call)
A D.C. firefighter extinguishes a trash can fire on the day Trump is sworn in as the nation’s 45th president. (Matt Rhodes for CQ Roll Call)

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