By: WCTV Eyewitness News
January 20, 2017
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Donald Trump has been sworn in as the 45th President of the United States of America.
President Trump took the oath of office at the Capitol at noon Friday.
It marks the final step in Trump's rise to the country's highest political office that began in June of 2015, and after defeating Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton in the 2016 election.
Outgoing president Barack Obama and family will leave Washington Friday for a vacation in Palm Springs, California.