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Inaugural Photo Gallery

Photos from the inaugural week's ceremonies in Washington D.C., Jan 18-21, 2017. All photos by Cory Vaillancourt/Smoky Mountain News.

 

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Parking was banned in many parts of Washington, D.C. during the inaugural weekend festivities. 

 

 

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The flag of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians hangs outside the office of Congressman Mark Meadows, R-Asheville.

 

 

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The East Front of the U.S. Capitol building in Washington, D.C.

 

 

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The West Front of the U.S. Capitol.

 

 

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Chairs for President Trump’s swearing-in ceremony are set up near the West Front of the U.S. Capitol building on Jan. 19. 

 

 

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The Newseum on Pennsylvania Ave. in Washington, D.C.

 

 

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A security checkpoint controlling access into the restricted zone on the morning of Jan. 20.

 

 

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Thousands pack the general admission section of the Capitol Grounds before President Trump takes the oath of office. 

 

 

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Tape covers a sign on a portable toilet on the Capitol grounds.

 

 

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The West Front of the Capitol during the inauguration ceremony. 

 

 

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Trash and newspapers being burnt by protestors on K Street across from Franklin Square. 

 

 

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Protestors in Franklin Square stand atop a bus shelter just before violence erupts. 

 

 

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D.C. police in full riot gear blocking access to K Street. 

 

 

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The Washington Monument on the morning of Jan. 21, during the Women’s March on Washington. 

 

 

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Marchers from Savannah, Ga. carry signs painted by artist/activist Panhandle Slim.

 

 

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Competing viewpoints battle for attention during the Women’s March on Washington. 

 

 

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Some at the Women’s March on Washington donned elaborate outfits to make their point.

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