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Donald Trump's inauguration: Behind the scenes photos

Take a look behind the scenes as Washington commemorates President Donald Trump's inauguration on Friday, Jan. 20, 2017.

Spectators wave along Pennsylvania Avenue during the inauguration
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Spectators wave along Pennsylvania Avenue during the inauguration parade in Washington, Friday, Jan. 20, 2017.

People watch as President Donald Trump and First
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People watch as President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump walk in the inaugural parade after being sworn in at the 58th Presidential Inauguration Jan. 20, 2017, in Washington, DC.

Supporters of President Donald Trump and First Lady
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Supporters of President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump watch as they drive the inaugural parade route on Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington, D.C., on Jan. 20, 2017, following swearing-in ceremonies on Capitol Hill.

A supporter cheers as President Donald Trump and
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A supporter cheers as President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump walk in the inaugural parade after being sworn in at the 58th Presidential Inauguration on Jan. 20, 2017, in Washington, D.C.

Supporters of President Donald Trump and First Lady
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Supporters of President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump watch as they drive the inaugural parade route on Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington, D.C., on Jan. 20, 2017, following swearing-in ceremonies on Capitol Hill.

Supporters react as President-elect Donald Trump appears for
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Supporters react as President-elect Donald Trump appears for his inauguration, Friday, Jan. 20, 2017, in Washington DC. Donald Trump is being sworn in as the 45th president of the United States.

Supporters react as President-elect Donald Trump appears for
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Supporters react as President-elect Donald Trump appears for his inauguration, Friday, Jan. 20, 2017, in Washington DC. Donald Trump is being sworn in as the 45th president of the United States.

Supporters react as President-elect Donald Trump appears for
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Supporters react as President-elect Donald Trump appears for his inauguration, Friday, Jan. 20, 2017, in Washington DC. Donald Trump is being sworn in as the 45th president of the United States.

Supporters react as President-elect Donald Trump appears for
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Supporters react as President-elect Donald Trump appears for his inauguration, Friday, Jan. 20, 2017, in Washington DC. Donald Trump is being sworn in as the 45th president of the United States.

Supporters react as President-elect Donald Trump appears for
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Supporters react as President-elect Donald Trump appears for his inauguration, Friday, Jan. 20, 2017, in Washington DC. Donald Trump is being sworn in as the 45th president of the United States.

Spectators gather in Washington D.C. on Jan. 20,
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Spectators gather in Washington D.C. on Jan. 20, 2017, before the inauguration of President-elect Donald J. Trump.

Spectators gather in Washington D.C. before the inauguration
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Spectators gather on Jan. 20, 2017, along the Mall in Washington D.C. before the inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump.

Spectators gather in Washington D.C. for the inauguration
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Spectators gather in Washington D.C. on Jan. 20, 2017, for the inauguration of Donald Trump at the 45th U.S. president.

Spectators gather in Washington D.C. for the inauguration
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Spectators on the Mall in Washington, D.C., on Jan. 20, 2017, gape at the video screens as Donald Trump takes the oath of office  as the nation's 45th president.

Anthony Giordano of Bethpage aka
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Anthony Giordano, of Bethpage, who calls himself Captain Sensitivity "because he is sensitive to the needs of our country" during the inauguration ceremonies on Jan. 20, 2017, in Washington, D.C.

Spectators gather outside the U.S. Capitol building in
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Spectators gather on the Mall facing the U.S. Capitol  in Washington D.C. on Jan. 20, 2017, before the inauguration of  Donald Trump.

Spectators gather outside the U.S. Capitol building in
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Spectators gather on the Mall facing  the U.S. Capitol in Washington D.C. on Jan. 20, 2017, to await the  inauguration of  Donald Trump.

Spectators gather outside the U.S. Capitol building in
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Spectators gather on the Mall facing the U.S. Capitol  in Washington D.C. on Jan. 20, 2017, before the inauguration of Donald Trump.

Spectators gather in Washington D.C. before the inauguration
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Spectators gather in Washington D.C. on Jan. 20, 2017, before the inauguration of President-elect Donald J. Trump.

Spectators gather outside the U.S. Capitol building in
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Spectators sheilded from the rain gather outside the U.S. Capitol  in Washington D.C. on Jan. 20, 2017, before the inauguration of President-elect Donald J. Trump.

Secret Service agents change license plates on the
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Secret Service agents change license plates on the presidential limousine at the U.S. Capitol as Donald Trump takes the oath of office and becomes the 45th president of the United States, Friday, Jan. 20, 2017, in Washington. 

Supporters react as President-elect Donald Trump appears for
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Supporters react as President-elect Donald Trump appears for his inauguration, Friday, Jan. 20, 2017, in Washington. 

The front page of the London Evening Standard
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The front page of the London Evening Standard newspaper reports on Donald Trump's inauguration as U.S. President, as copies are distributed outside Waterloo train station in London, Friday, Jan. 20, 2017. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)

A woman from Wisconsin, who would not provide
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A woman from Wisconsin, who would not provide her name, holds a sign reading "we shall overcomb," the morning of Jan. 20, 2017, before the presidential inauguration to swear President-elect Donald Trump into office.

Dylon Schwahn, 20, is skipping classes at UT
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Dylon Schwahn, 20, is skipping classes at the University of Tennessee at Knoxville the morning of the Jan. 20, 2017 presidential inauguration to swear Donald Trump into office. Schwahn, who says he is passionate about a Trump presidency, says he is hoping for lower unemployment rates and a stronger economy.

Anthony Messina, 33, of Brooklyn, says he voted
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Anthony Messina, 33, of Brooklyn, says he voted against Hillary Clinton in the 2016 election. He painted his face in the US flag the morning of Jan. 20, 2017, before the presidential inauguration to swear Donald Trump into office.

Joseph Barutn of Clevelamd before the presidential inauguration
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Joseph Barutn of Cleveland before the presidential inauguration to swear Donald Trump into office on Jan. 20, 2017.

Raindrops gather on the head of Stephen Glinn
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Raindrops fall on the head of Stephen Glinn as he waits on the National Mall in Washington, Jan. 20, 2017, before the presidential inauguration of Donald Trump.

Young members of the National Cathedral Choir wait
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Young members of the National Cathedral Choir wait at the Capitol in Washington, D.C, on Jan. 20, 2017, before the swearing-in ceremony of President-elect Donald Trump. 

WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 20: People gather on
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People gather on the National Mall before the inauguration on Jan. 20, 2017 in Washington, D.C. Donald Trump is being sworn in as the 45th president of the United States. 

EDITORS NOTE: Graphic content / A Biafran wave
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A Biafran native and others rally outside the U.S. Embassy in Abidjan on Jan. 20, 2017, as American's prepare for the inauguration of their new president Donald Trump. 

John Watson of Jacksonville, Fla. waits in the
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John Watson of Jacksonville, Fla. waits in the rain on the National Mall in Washington, Friday, Jan. 20, 2017, before the presidential inauguration of Donald Trump.

Matthew Champlin, 8, of South Bend, Ind., waves
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Matthew Champlin, 8, of South Bend, Ind., waves his 2017 inauguration flag down Pennsylvania Avenue on Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017, in Washington, D.C.

A vendor in a Captain America hoodie sells
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A vendor in a Captain America hoodie sells souvenir flags in a Washington, D.C., on Jan. 19, 2017, one day ahead of the inauguration of the President-elect Donald Trump.

A man dressed as Captain America sells flags
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A man dressed as Captain America sells flags and buttons for the inauguration of Donald Trump on Jan. 19, 2017 in Washington, D.C.

A sweatshirt commemoration the inauguration of President-elect Donald
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A sweatshirt commemorating the inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump is for sale in a gift shop, in Washington, D.C., on Jan. 19, 2017.

Sakina Mengle  of Washington, DC holds a sign
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Sakina Mengle  of Washington, D.C., holds a sign in support of the president-elect around the Capitol as the inauguration approaches on Jan. 19, 2017, the eve of the inauguration.

Vendors hawk their Presidential buttons and flags around
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Vendors hawk presidential buttons and flags around Union Station on Jan. 19, 2017, the eve of the inauguration.

A Trump supporter waits  outside the U.S. Capitol
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A Trump supporter waits  outside the Capitol in Washington, D.C.,on Jan. 19, 2017, the eve of the inauguration.

A vendor walks along the street as preparations
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A vendor walks along the street as preparations are underway for the Inauguration in and around Washington, D.C. on Jan. 19, 2017 on the eve of the Inauguration.

The gates and security fences are all in
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The gates and security fences are all in full use outside the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., on Jan. 19, 2017, on the eve of  Inauguration Day.

A woman dressed in the American Flag sits
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A woman dressed in the American Flag sits in front of the Washington Monument in Washington, D.C., on Jan. 19, 2017, on the eve of  Inauguration Day.

Benjamin Scott from Indiana said
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Benjamin Scott from Indiana said he was "trying to keep it formal" as the crowds begin to arrive in Washington, D.C., on Jan. 19, 2017, on the eve of  Inauguration Day.

Presidential buttons are being sold on the Mall
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Presidential buttons are being sold on the Mall in Washington, D.C., on Jan. 19, 2017, on the eve of  Inauguration Day.

A woman takes a photo of a police
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A woman takes a photo of a police officer on a horse on the Mall in Washington, D.C., on Jan. 19, 2017, on the eve of  Inauguration Day.

Vendors hawk presidential buttons and flags around Union
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Vendors hawk presidential buttons and flags around Union Station in Washington, D.C., on Jan. 19, 2017, on the eve of  Inauguration Day.

A police officer with his dog patrol the
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A police officer and his dog patrol near the Capitol in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017, as preparations are underway for President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration.

A worker makes preparation at the Capitol in
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Workers prepare for the inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump at the Capitol in Washington, D.C.

American flags at Union Station flap in the wind
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American flags at Union Station flap in the wind on a sunny day in the nation's capital on Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017, as preparations are underway for the inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump at the Capitol.

Worker Robert Thomas mops the plastic cover protecting the
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Robert Thomas mops down the plastic cover protecting the carpet on the swearing-in platform at the Capitol in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017, as preparations continue for the inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump on Friday.

David Spencer, who works for the installation division
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David Spencer, who works for the installation division at the Capitol, prepares the stage on Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017, for the inauguration of the 45th president of the United States.

The Capitol building in Washington, D.C., where preparations
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Preparations were underway at the Capitol building in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017, for the inauguration of the 45th president of the United States on Friday.

Large American flags embellish Union Station in Washington,
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An American flag hangs in Union Station in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017.

Larry Thompson, who works for the installation division
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Larry Thompson, who works for the installation division at the Capitol, prepares the stage on Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017,  for the upcoming inauguration of the 45th president of the United States.

Anti-abortion protesters stand outside the Supreme Court on
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Anti-abortion protesters stand outside the Supreme Court on Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017, two days before the inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump.

Anti-abortion protesters stand outside the U.S. Supreme Court
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Anti-abortion protesters stand outside the Supreme Court on Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017. 

American flags at Union Station flap in the
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American flags at Union Station flap in the wind on a sunny day in the nation's capital on Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017. Preparations are underway for the inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump at the Capitol in Washington, D.C.

A Capitol police officer stands guard on Wednesday,
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A police officer stands guard on Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017, as preparations continue for the inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump at the Capitol in Washington, D.C.

The seats are almost all in place at
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The seats are almost all in place at the Capitol in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017, as preparations continue for the inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump.

A worker prepares the podium area at the
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A worker prepares the podium area at the Capitol in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017 where the presidential oath of office will take place on Friday. 

The Washington Memorial and the National Mall are
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The Washington Memorial and the National Mall are ready on Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017, as preparations continue for the inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump at the Capitol in Washington, D.C, on Friday.

Porta-potties from Don's Johns are stationed along the
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Portable toilets from Don's Johns are stationed outside the Capitol as preparations continue for the inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump in Washington, D.C.

American flags at Union Station fly in the
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American flags at Union Station fly in the wind on Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017, in the nation's capital as preparations are underway for the inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump.

epa05725462 T-shirts and are other Donald Trump paraphernalia
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T-shirts and other Donald Trump paraphernalia are displayed in the window of White House Gifts in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017.

A sign welcoming President-elect Donald Trump is seen
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A sign welcomes President-elect Donald Trump to the White House Monday, Jan. 16, 2017. Authorities expect tens of thousands of supporters and protesters to descend on Washington for Friday's inauguration ceremony.

A forklift stands in front of security fences
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A forklift stands in front of security fences near the U.S. Capitol building in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017. 

An Architect of the Capitol employee removes rainwater
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An employee removes rainwater from the inaugural platform at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017.

Workers prepare the National Mall in Washington, D.C.,
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Workers prepare the National Mall on Monday, Jan. 16, 2017, for the upcoming inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump.

Chairs are seen on the lawn of the
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Chairs line the lawn of the U.S. Capitol on Monday, Jan. 16, 2017, for the upcoming inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump.

Portable toilets dot the lawn of the Capitol
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The lawn of the U.S. Capitol is ready to handle attendees of the inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump, to be held Friday, Jan. 20, 2017.

Inauguration merchandise is seen near the White House
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Inauguration merchandise is displayed near the White House on Monday, Jan. 16, 2017.

Workers prepare the West Front of the Capitol
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Workers prepare the West Front of the U.S. Capitol for the upcoming inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump.

Coffee mugs and other Donald Trump paraphernalia are
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Coffee mugs and other Donald Trump paraphernalia were on display at White House Gifts in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017.

Workers prepare the West Front of the Capitol
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Workers at the U.S. Capitol prepare for the presidential inaguration set on Monday, Jan. 16, 2017.

Participants take part in a rehearsal for the
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Participants rehearse for the inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., on Sunday, Jan. 15, 2017.

The US Capitol is seen behind Don's Johns
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The U.S. Capitol is ready for Friday's inauguration.

Inauguration merchandise is seen near the National Mall
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Inauguration merchandise is on display near the National Mall on Monday, Jan. 16, 2017.

The Capitol building frames the backdrop over the stage
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The U.S. Capitol is the backdrop for the stage during a rehearsal of President-elect Donald Trump's swearing-in ceremony in Washington, D.C., on Sunday, Jan. 15, 2017.

epa05725459 T-shirts and are other Donald Trump paraphernalia
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Souvenirs are ready at White House Gifts in Washington, D.C., on Sunday, Jan. 15, 2017

Workers prepare the West Front of the US
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Flags hang at the U.S. Capitol on Monday, Jan. 16, 2017.

A man passes a security fence placed in
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A man passes by a security fence on Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017.

A pedestrian passes in front of the Trump
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Trump International Hotel in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017.

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