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Trump's inauguration in pictures

The U.S. Capitol building stands ahead of the 58th presidential inauguration in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Friday, Jan. 20, 2017.
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Donald Trump officially became the president of the United States on Jan. 20.

Here are the day's most captivating images, from the Obama family welcoming the Trumps to the White House to the violent protests in the streets of Washington.

This story will be updated with more images as the day progresses.

President Trump and Melania Trump attend church service

President-elect Donald Trump and his wife Melania leave St. John's Episcopal Church on January 20, 2017, before Trump's inauguration.
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Donald and Melania Trump leave church on the morning of the inauguration.

Trump supporters descend onto the National Mall

Attendees wear U.S. President-elect Donald Trump flags walk at the National Mall ahead of the 58th presidential inauguration in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Friday, Jan. 20, 2017.
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Thousands of supporters gather in the National Mall to cheer on the new president.

Former President Obama shares a final White House moment

President Barack Obama (R) gives Michelle Obama a kiss as they wait for President-elect Donald Trump and wife Melania at the White House before the inauguration on January 20, 2017 in Washington, D.C. Trump becomes the 45th President of the United States.
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As he waits for his successor to arrive at the White House, Former President Obama kisses his wife Michelle.

The Obamas welcome the Trumps to the White House

President Barack Obama (R) and Michelle Obama (L) pose with President-elect Donald Trump and wife Melania at the White House before the inauguration on January 20, 2017 in Washington, D.C. Trump becomes the 45th President of the United States
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The incoming and outgoing first families meet at the White House before the inauguration ceremony.

Changing of the Commander

resident Barack Obama(R)welcomes President-elect Donald Trump to the White House in Washington, DC January 20, 2017.
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Former President Obama leaves the White House for the last time as Commander in Chief. President Trump accompanies him on the walk to the presidential limousine.

Protests erupt in Washington

A protester is dragged away from a public access point to the National Mall on 14th Street NW prior to the inauguration on January 20, 2017 in Washington, DC.
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Police drag a protester away from 14th Street NW in Washington. As of this writing, CNBC reports that at least 95 arrests have been made by law enforcement in response to the protests.

Inaugural arrival

First lady elect Melania Trump arrives for the Presidential Inauguration of Donald Trump at the US Capitol on January 20, 2017 in Washington, DC. Donald J. Trump will become the 45th president of the United States.
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Melania Trump enters her husband's inauguration ceremony, as she gets set to become the first lady of the United States.

Trump's children arrive

Donald Trump's children Ivanka Trump (L), Tiffany Trump, Donald Trump Jr, and Eric Trump arrive on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol on January 20, 2017 in Washington, DC.
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Ivanka Trump, Tiffany Trump, Eric Trump and Donald Trump Jr. enter the inauguration ceremony for their father.

The Clintons arrive

Former Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton (L) and former President Bill Clinton arrive on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol on January 20, 2017 in Washington, DC.
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Hillary Clinton, the former presidential candidate and Democratic rival of President Trump, arrives with former President Bill Clinton.

Melania Trump

U.S. Vice President Joe Biden greets Karen Pence, Melania Trump and Tiffany Trump on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol on January 20, 2017 in Washington, DC.
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Joe Biden greets Melania Trump at the inauguration ceremony outside of the U.S. Capitol.

Former first lady Michelle Obama arrives with Jill Biden

Former first lady Michelle Obama (L) and Dr. Jill Biden arrive for the presidential inauguration of Donald Trump at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, January 20, 2017.
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Michelle Obama and Jill Biden arrive at the Capitol together.

Outgoing president and vice president arrive

President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden arrive for the Presidential Inauguration of Donald Trump at the US Capitol in Washington, DC, on January 20, 2017.
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Obama and Biden enter the Capitol for the last time as sitting president and vice president.

Donald Trump arrives

President-elect Donald Trump arrives on stage during the 58th presidential inauguration in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Friday, Jan. 20, 2017.
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Trump enters the stage at the inauguration ceremony.

Vice President Mike Pence takes the Oath of Office

Vice President-elect Mike Pence is sworn in during the 58th presidential inauguration in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Friday, Jan. 20, 2017. Donald Trump will become the 45th president of the United States today, in a celebration of American unity for a country that is anything but unified.
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Mike Pence takes the Oath of Office, becoming the vice president of the United States.

President Trump takes the Oath of Office

President-elect Donald Trump is sworn in as President on January 20, 2017 at the US Capitol in Washington, DC.
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Donald Trump takes the Oath of Office, becoming the president of the United States.

Presidential fist pump

President Donald Trump raises a fist after his inauguration on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol on January 20, 2017 in Washington, DC.
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President Trump raises his fist in celebration of his inauguration.

Inaugural address

President Donald Trump delivers his inaugural address on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol on January 20, 2017 in Washington, DC.
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President Trump gives his inaugural address on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol.

Inaugural address to the nation

President Donald Trump delivers his inaugural address on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol on January 20, 2017 in Washington, DC.
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Another shot of President Trump delivering his inaugural address, promising to put "America first."

The president

President Donald Trump celebrates after his speech during the Presidential Inauguration at the US Capitol in Washington, DC, on January 20, 2017.
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President Trump faces the crowd, celebrating his inauguration.

The new administration

First Lady Melania Trump, President Donald Trump, Vice President Mike Pence and Karen Pence wave goodbye to Barack and Michelle Obama on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol on January 20, 2017 in Washington, DC.
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Melania Trump, Donald Trump, Mike Pence and Karen Pence wave goodbye to Barack and Michelle Obama as the couple departs the Capitol.

Protests erupt

Police officers pepper spray a group of protestors before the inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump January 20, 2017 in Washington, DC.
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Police officers pepper spray anti-Trump protesters before the inauguration.

The Trumps and Obamas

L-R: First Lady Melania Trump, President Donald Trump,former President Barack Obama, Michelle Obama at the US Capitol after inauguration ceremonies at the in Washington, DC, on January 20, 2017.
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Two presidents and two first ladies watch the inauguration activities unfold at the U.S. Capitol.

BFF goodbyes

Former President Barack Obama(C)and Michelle Obama(R)say goodbye to forer Vice President Joe Biden(2nd-L) and his wife Jill(2nd-R) before departing the US Capitol after inauguration ceremonies at the US Capitol in Washington, DC, on January 20, 2017.
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The Obama and Biden families say goodbye before departing from the U.S. Capitol.

Former President Obama departs

Former President Barack Obama waves as he boards a helicopter to depart the US Capitol after inauguration ceremonies for President Donald Trump at the US Capitol in Washington, DC, on January 20, 2017.
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The former president boards the presidential helicopter, departing the U.S. Capitol. As Obama is no longer the sitting president, the aircraft no longer receives the "Marine One" call sign reserved for helicopters carrying the sitting president of the United States.

Setting fire

Protesters set fires in protest against the inauguration of President Donald Trump January 20, 2017 in Washington, DC.
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Protesters set fires in the streets of Washington following President Trump's inauguration.