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NBC Boston at the Presidential Inauguration

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    Celebration, Promises at Inauguration

    Hundreds of thousands poured into the National Mall to see Donald Trump be sworn in as president. (Published Saturday, Jan. 21, 2017)

    Donald Trump is now officially the 45th president of the United States, following his inauguration on Friday.

    NBC Boston has a team of anchors and reporters in Washington, covering the ceremony as well as the protests.

    Protests Erupt Into Chaos as Trump Is Sworn inProtests Erupt Into Chaos as Trump Is Sworn in

    More than 200 people were arrested and a limo was set on fire Friday in Washington on Inauguration Day.
    (Published Saturday, Jan. 21, 2017)

    Many of those opposed to Trump clashed with police in the streets. More than 200 people were arrested Friday.

    A limousine was set on fire a few blocks from Constitution Avenue, where the president was being escorted.

    Limo Set Ablaze at InaugurationLimo Set Ablaze at Inauguration

    Protesters clashed with police on the day Donald Trump was sworn in as president.
    (Published Friday, Jan. 20, 2017)

    But Trump, his family, his staff and his supporters were not deterred in their celebration.

    The president attended three official inaugural balls.

    President Trump Honored at Inaugural BallsPresident Trump Honored at Inaugural Balls

    People were in Washington to celebrate Donald Trump's presidency at balls and parties.
    (Published Saturday, Jan. 21, 2017)

    Speaking with political reporter Alison King in a one-on-one interview, former Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski expressed great reverance for the soon-to-be president.

    Ex-Campaign Manager on Trump: 'I Admire His Work Ethic'Ex-Campaign Manager on Trump: 'I Admire His Work Ethic'

    Despite the power struggle that ended in his termination as campaign manager, Corey Lewandowski is excited about Donald Trump's inauguration.
    (Published Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017)

    "I admire his work ethic," Lewandowski said. "I've never seen, in all of my professional career, somebody who's willing to work harder for something he wants. He would do 18 hours a day as if they were five. And he could accomplish more because he doesn't sleep and he doesn't sit down for meals."

    President Trump Supporters and Protestors Speak Out in DCPresident Trump Supporters and Protestors Speak Out in DC

    An array of people in Washington D.C., ranging from immigrants to bikers, share their views on President Trump and the future of America.
    (Published Friday, Jan. 20, 2017)

    Despite being fired as campaign manager, Lewandowski, a resident of Windham, New Hampshire, will serve as a consultant with a direct view of the White House. He remains close to Trump.

    New Englanders Flock to DC for InaugurationNew Englanders Flock to DC for Inauguration

    Whether they made the trip to support soon-to-be-President Trump, protest his election or simply watch American history unfold, plenty of people left New England to watch the inauguration in Washington.
    (Published Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017)

    King spoke with several other New Englanders who headed down, including Bobby O'Shea of South Boston, who said he wouldn't call himself a strong Trump supporter.

    "I'm just a nerd for the United States history," said O'Shea, adding that he got tickets by "harrassing my local congressman."

    Miss Massachusetts International Hopeful About TrumpMiss Massachusetts International Hopeful About Trump

    Alexandria Murphy, a Somerset native, traveled to Washington for the inauguration of Donald Trump
    (Published Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017)

    Miss Massachusetts International 2017 Alexandria Murphy, however, is hopeful about the future under Trump.

    "Everyone has their mixed opinions on him. I think right now, he's the president, so we need to stand behind him," she said. "Hopefully, this is a great presidency, because hoping that a president fails would be hoping we all fail."

    Mass. Dance Company to Perform at InaugurationMass. Dance Company to Perform at Inauguration

    Dancers from the American Tap Company are excited to perform at the presidential inauguration Friday.
    (Published Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017)

    Members of the American Tap Company in Massachusetts are excited to perform Friday, as dancers told NBC Boston's Grace Gomez.

    "It's going to be in front of a lot of people, so it's going to be a lot of pressure, but at the same time, it's going to be a great experience," one dancer said.

    Donald Trump is being sworn in as president on Friday.Donald Trump is being sworn in as president on Friday.