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We’re liveblogging the inauguration ceremony of Donald Trump, the 45th US president

The U.S. Capitol is bathed in morning light as dignitaries arrive for the presidential inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump in Washington, U.S., January 20, 2017. REUTERS/Mike Segar - RTSWHD2
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By the dawn’s early light.
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A year and a half ago, the political candidacy of Donald J. Trump was widely dismissed as a joke, by Democrats and by members of his own Republican party. Today, Trump gets sworn in as the nation’s 45th president.

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