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welcome back to washington, where donald trump has been sworn in as the 45th president of the united states. i'm katty kay, bringing extraordinary day of it ceremony and celebration in washington. donald trump looked relaxed ahead of the ceremony, showing no sign of nerves before he took the oath of office. preserve, protect and defend. the constitution of the united states. so help me god. so help me god. president trump then promised the assembled crowd that america should unite and he will make america a great again. from this day forward, a new vision will govern our land. from this day forward , will govern our land. from this day forward, it's going to be only america first. america first. and this marks the end of an era.
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barack obama and his wife michelle flew out of washington for the last time. and tonight, in his first act as president, donald trump signed executive order is around his cabinet members. donald trump has promised to put america first now that he's been sworn in as the 45th president of the united states. in an unconventional inaugural speech, he promised to reside over the transfer of power from washington back to the people. he said a new vision with governor this land. he also said that protection would lead to prosperity and strength, and he promised to bring backjobs and borders, wealth and dreams. he was cheered by the crowd here, which had earlier booed the democratic senator chuck schumer. in the last hour he
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has started signing a series of orders at capitol hill, it he is now with his family at statuary hall having a ceremonial lunch with members of congress as well. all pa rt members of congress as well. all part of the inauguration facilities. i'm joined here on our perch overlooking the capitol by a new york city councilman and long—time supporter of donald trump. i give adjoining me. congratulations, happy inauguration day. thank you, it was a hard—fought and well—deserved victory. what did you think of the president's inaugural address? i think it was similar to the speeches we have heard all along in the campaign. it felt like the campaign. this is someone who is not willing to change. sometimes, to the i°y willing to change. sometimes, to the joy of critics, who said he should change his way when he becomes president. i didn't think he is a lot of metaphors or illiterate tills to describe his vision as president of america. instead he described
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very tangible things, people on welfare, crime, drugs, things american people face and want to see eradicated. what do you make of the fact he comes into office with the lowest approval ratings ever? that is something that has to worry him politically going forward. he has four years to try and make that better, if he wants to stand a chance of running a real action. this is the first day of basically a four—year relationship with the american people, i think it's off to a good start, but he has to address and reach out to new groups. here someone who likes to be popular, so imagine this will also spur him on to get moving very fast, to try and change those numbers? iimagine so. to try and change those numbers? i imagine so. i imagine we'll see a very ambitious agenda within his first 100 days, including repealing obamacare, building a wall, and some of the points he has made in his beaches. he has no choice other than
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to be affected. i think everybody in trump's inner circle knows the microscope is going to be on him from the media. in that inaugural address, as the members of the washington establishment sat behind it, he almost gave them a ticking off. he made no parting distinction, —— party distinction, he said this has not worked for the american people. but does the members of his own party in congress to work with ten? he certainly does. he does have a mandate with republicans having both houses of congress. the other thing is that he was speaking to the people in the back rows of the audience, not those in the expensive seats. if you want to move the people in those expensive, elite seats, you want to get the people behind you, that is what he's trying to do. members of congress will watch those approval ratings, and are more likely to go along with policies they don't love it is about ten if
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he is doing well in the polls. we have seen democrats not turn up here. but if you want to miss the american political spear in either direction, you need to get the people behind you. donald trump was a populist candidate, he will be a populist residence, and was very populist residence, and was very populist inaugural address today. he doesn't have everybody behind term, only some people, that'sjust the divided country we're in? if you want to talk to the members of congress, he needs to ignore them. this was a petty protest, a very meaningless protest, really, when you think about howjon lewis did this in 2001, and nobody remembered four days after he announced it. ithink remembered four days after he announced it. i think today's protest by the democrats will go down as a minor footnote in protest by the democrats will go down as a minorfootnote in history, no one will remember what happened. idiot think america, in four years‘ time, after donald trump has been
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president forfour time, after donald trump has been president for four years, time, after donald trump has been president forfour years, will time, after donald trump has been president for four years, will be more divided country, and does it matter? voice that was barack obama‘s vision, and it didn‘t pan out. i think we are worse off as a divided country now than we were eight years ago. i have donald trump can motivate and people to get behind him and his message to adopt his vision of america. like it or not, whether you voted for him are not, whether you voted for him are not, you are stuck with him as your present for four years, and i not, you are stuck with him as your present forfour years, and i hope people give him the respect that a lot of people gave barack obama in his first term as president give us the line up for the first 100 days, i think you‘ll seam of modes on obamacare. we‘ve already started seeing that. obamacare we‘ve already started seeing that. obamaca re was the we‘ve already started seeing that. obamacare was the issue that drove partners —— voters away from the
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democratic party. if you look a piece of literature from 2010 from a republican congressman‘s district, it‘s probably the same in 2016, that is how unpopular obamacare has become. but the republicans now having both houses of congress, if they don‘t act on obamacare, i think they‘ll be seen as failures. we‘re now looking around washington, dc, the crowds are dispersing, but we‘re seeing protest around the city. these are live shots, some from before the inauguration as well. we‘ve seen protesters smashing windows of shops, smashing windows of cars. it looks like the protesters are back. i can‘t really tell you from these shots how many there are. really only seem to be a few dozen, perhaps 100 this morning, although they were making a lot of noise and causing some damage. it is
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unusualfor noise and causing some damage. it is unusual for violent protests to happen on inauguration day. i‘ve seen protesters on creation date, but not have these type of violent protests we have seen. it looks to me like there are almost as many rights police as there are protesters. is this going to be a function of american life of the next four years? because we are in this very divided country? we always believe there will be protesters at every republican in origin. recall from 2004—2000 date, there was a lot of protest against president bush, perhaps even just against his personality. but i don‘t recall protest like this? this is deplorable. we saw people get attacked with boundaries that we re get attacked with boundaries that were ha rd get attacked with boundaries that were hard at them from afar. these are people who are breaking into stories. really, what are they accomplishing? there are not
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accomplishing? there are not accomplishing the goal they think they are. they‘re turning people off. there is a value in having a vibrant democratic party serve as an opposition party in government. these people, if they‘re trying to help them, they‘re not at all. thank you very much. we go to capitol hill, i imagine the dignitaries have left the stand, but you‘re still there, nick? those protesters, they don‘t do much good for the democratic party, and the democratic party needs a hand, doesn‘t it? yeah, progressive politics is in trouble at the moment. the irony is, about 18 months ago, everybody thought progressive politics was the dominant force. you remember, after that awful trust and shooting, barack obama going down there, on that day gay marriage became legal around the country because of the
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supreme court decision. obamacare was passed. everybody thought that progressive politics for trying thing. —— were trying thing. but also around them, donald trump announced his candidacy for president. it was not the triumph of progressivism, but the conservative come back. donald trump road that wave, with the message we heard again today, what sounded more like again today, what sounded more like a campaign speech than inaugural address, that his first message, the make america a great again message. and the republicans dominate in the white house and the house. what does that mean, make america first again, in terms of policies and changes were america‘s allies around the world, for example? what it means specifically i think,
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remains to be seen. i think we‘re going to find out what america first means were allies. i think he‘s going to want all allies to do more than they are at the moment, whether that means supporting america militarily or helping them out in other ways. what it means that home is his going to try and keep a lot of manufacturing jobs in america by cajoling and putting pressure and sometimes bullying corporate cheese not outsourced jobs abroad. to not relocate their plants in places like mexico. i think that‘s what he means first by a america first in domestic terms. he says we‘re going to buy american and higher american. that‘s very significant. it was also a case nationalistic speech, robert the most nationalistic speech we have heard an inaugural address in modern times. —— probably the most. let‘s listen to what donald trump
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said, you heard nick bryant describing some of the address, it lasted 18 minutes and focused on americanjobs lasted 18 minutes and focused on american jobs and patriotism. january the 20th, 2017, will be remembered as the day the people became the rulers of this nation again. applause the forgotten men and women of our country will be forgotten no longer. applause everyone is listening to you now. you came by the tens of millions to become part of a historic movements, the likes of which the world has never seen the likes of which the world has never seen before. applause at the centre of this movement is a crucial conviction, that a nation
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exists to serve its citizens. americans want great schools for their children, safe neighbourhoods for theirfamilies, their children, safe neighbourhoods for their families, and good jobs for their families, and good jobs for themselves. these are just and reasonable demands of righteous people and a righteous public. but for too many of our citizens, a different reality exists. mothers and children, trapped in poverty in oui’ and children, trapped in poverty in ourinner and children, trapped in poverty in our inner cities. rusted—out factories, scattered like tombstones across the landscape of our nation. an education system flush with cash, but which leaves our young and beautiful students deprived of all knowledge. and the crime, and the gangs, and the drugs that have stolen too many lives and robbed our
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country of so much under realised potential. this american courage stops right here and stops right now. applause we are one nation. and their pain is our pain. their dreams are ourdreams. and their pain is our pain. their dreams are our dreams. and their success will be our success. we share one heart, one home, and one laureate destiny. the oath of office i take today is and owes of allegiance to all americans. applause for many decades, we‘d enriched foreign industry at expense of american industry.
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subsidised the armies of other countries, while allowing for the very sad depletion of our military. we‘ve defended other nations‘ borders while refusing to defend our own. applause and spent trillions and trillions of dollars overseas while america‘s infrastructure has fallen into disrepair and decay. we‘ve made other countries rich while the wealth, strength and confidence of our country has dissipated over the horizon. one by one, the factories shattered and left our shores. with not even a thought about the millions and millions of american workers that we re millions of american workers that were left behind. the wealth of our
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middle—class has been ripped from their homes and redistributed all across the world. but that is the past. and now, we‘re looking only to the future. applause we, assembled here today, are issuing a new decree to be heard in every city, in every foreign capital, and in every hole of power. from this day forward, a new vision will govern our land. from this day forward , will govern our land. from this day forward, it‘s going to be only america first. america first. applause every decision, on taxes, on
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immigration, on foreign affairs, will be made to benefit american workers and american families. we must protect our borders from the ravages of other countries making oui’ ravages of other countries making our products, stealing our companies and destroying our jobs. president trump giving his inaugural addressjust a president trump giving his inaugural address just a couple of hours ago. wild applause from his supporters here who have, from all over the country to listen to the president give that address. they very much like what they heard, the idea that parrot is being taken away from washington and handed back to the american people, and this will result in changes to the american economy, that will help american workers. nick bryant, i want to ask you about the protests, these are happening around washington, dc, i don‘t remember seeing violent
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protests at previous inaugurations. alan usual is this time in terms of the divisiveness of the country, and is something we‘re going to have to get used to for next four years? like you, i‘ve not seen scenes like this ina like you, i‘ve not seen scenes like this in a modern inauguration, and i can even think of any end they history of the last hundred a0 yea rs. we history of the last hundred a0 years. we saw protests in the end of the contestants election, the florida recount for president bush‘s first—term. we didn‘t see scenes like this, however. we didn‘t see the kind of violence and attacks on property. people wearing balaclavas, things like that. this is new. it does speak of this polarised nation. the united states of america at the moment sounds like an oxymoron. it‘s is like a geographic expression, not a functioning nation that has a real
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sense of unity. that‘s just absent at the moment. it‘s been absent for at the moment. it‘s been absent for a long time, we‘d seen decades of this type of polarisation on capitol hill. there was a toxic atmosphere in the 90s when a republican congress sought to impeach president pointon. we saw urging the bush yea rs, pointon. we saw urging the bush years, during the barmy is, what donald trump led that birth amendment, questioning whether and not he was even a american citizens. i cannot remember a time in other times, the 60s, early 70s, i can remember a time in modern politics, modern american politics, that has been quite so like this. quite so polarised. i think one difference between now and when barack obama was president, he came in promising a purple america, norma red or blue states, it is good to be a country that came together. it‘s been set for a while
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that america and brad obama became ungovernable, nothing to get done. the difference now is that a lot can be done, because donald trump has united, not divided governments, and he has a lot of power in tying to promote his agenda. it is worth roaming that for six of the eight years of the obama presidency he was dealing with a hostile congress. they try to thwart him at every turn. in the senate, in the house, to really block his agenda, and stopping doing much. what we‘re sing at the moment, is that the level of hyper partisanship, is really unprecedented. senators in capitol hilland unprecedented. senators in capitol hill and house lawmakers used to get on with each other despite the parts and differences, but we don‘t get that to the same extent any more. negative state draft is the way this place operates, and it‘s led to this
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terrible dysfunction. the beneficiary of that is the political outsider. donald trump, who scalded washington in the opening sections of his administration, think that is at the transfer of power from one administrator into the next, it‘s the transfer of power from washington to you. iimagine washington to you. i imagine there were a lot of awkward faces on that podium behind you. thank you very much. let‘s go down to the parade routes, there is some news coming out of the trap at the restriction — actor, he‘s in the bbc newsroom live the trap administration saying it‘s going to lose no time in terms of repealing barack going to lose no time in terms of repealing ba rack obama‘s going to lose no time in terms of repealing barack obama‘s policies? we have to some extent been trying to read tvs in terms of what the trap administration is doing, what pages they had been taking down. they took down something on climate accord, they took something down on
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lg bt accord, they took something down on lgbt writes. the labor department, we‘re also guessing words, they want to fund a new muscle defends system to fund a new muscle defends system to defend the us against possible iranian or north korean muscles. there is talk about funding the wall. there have been funding appropriations for funding the wall to bypass congress, to use that to pay for the wall. i think what the trump administration appears to be trying to do is to find ways to take action that don‘t require direct the long, grinding process of legislation, finding ways to do things very quickly. environmental regulations, another big one, if they start rolling back some of barack obama‘s they start rolling back some of ba rack obama‘s executive they start rolling back some of barack obama‘s executive orders regulating coal—fired power plants, one that would allow more drilling
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one that would allow more drilling on us government land. these are all things the trump administration things the trump administration things it can take care of very quickly. it is they are hitting the ground running. how unusual is it, minutes after an inauguration, for a new president to already be changing, literally, the infrastructure in terms of website infrastructure in terms of website infrastructure of the american government and acting like this? it's government and acting like this? it‘s not particularly unusual. every time there‘s change in power in the white house, the new president wants to be seen as getting things done very early on. one thing you see a lot from new president is as changing some language on abortion. each new president that comes in, democrat or republican, will change whether organisations abroad that received grants from the federal government can talk about abortion as part of family planning. donald trump has audit said, someone as administration has reset, that they
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are going to change that, reinstate the mexico city gag rule on sunday. it's the mexico city gag rule on sunday. it‘s not unusual to see these things ta ke it‘s not unusual to see these things take place. although there was that dramatic moment earlier today when donald trump sat inside the capitol and was signing papers, showing that he was taking action. yeah, i haven‘t seen that before. donald trump has always said right along that he wanted to make sure things got done quickly, and he is moving fast on that promise already. thank you very much. quick update there are, already on the white house website, you are ready sea changes on certain us government departments. you will already see changes on some pages, they had taken down changes on some pages, they had ta ken down others, changes on some pages, they had taken down others, they‘re committed themselves to repealing some president obama‘s actions on climate change. it‘s going to be a very, very busy few months, and clearly donald trump is also better make it a busy few days. he‘s starting very early on. quick news update from
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the, to say that from this time on monday, i will be here with a new programme covering donald trump‘s first acts as president. you‘ll also be looking at the brexit effect and much more. it‘s going to be called 100 cataract days, it‘s bling to be a very busy time on both sides of the atlantic, and we will be here to cover it. without this new era desert a new programme because there‘s so much going on about size of the atlantic, it is an extraordinary moment in geopolitics with the brexit process becoming formal, and as we saw here in washington, with president trump taking office and prompting a very different way of doing business here in washington. you‘ve been watching the inauguration of president trump. good evening, the sun has come down, the temperatures are fallen away, but it has been a smashing day for many. this was sent in by a weather
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watcher, we have a weak weather front with us in east lothian. that weather front well prevent frost in parts of northern england were we still have the clouds. to the north of that, temperatures will fall quite markedly overnight. very little wind, the potential there as well for a little bit of freezing fog. for the likes of northern england, up into northern scotland, possibly northern ireland and a few spots elsewhere. quite rightly, a frost overnight tonight, quite a shock frost again in some areas. calder this time in northern england and much of scotland, which means scotla nd and much of scotland, which means scotland will enjoy the sunshine tomorrow. what looks a criminally dry weekend was an sunshine, but it will be cold. cold by night and chilly by day. it‘ll take a while for this temperatures to left and the fox to clear. but it should do.
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for scotland, after very little sunshine in the south all week, it looks much brighter for glasgow sunshine in the south all week, it looks much brighterfor glasgow and edinburgh. northern ireland to see a few more breaks in the cloud. for a northeastern areas, that weather front advances, ringing a few bits of rain, possibly snow flurries as well over the pennines. more cloud comes across south western parts of entrance, possibly wales. more sunny here, and cold, even with the sunshine, five celsius baha‘i. saturday nights, another cold one, particularly under the skies. more cloud over the coming night, perhaps not as widely sharp frost, but still cold first thing sunday morning with fog around. sunday looks like the cloudy day of the two, there will still be a lot of dry, bright weather. drizzly showers around,
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when three moments further east. it stays with us into the beginning of next week. welcome back to our special coverage of donald trump‘s inauguration. it‘s been a day of pomp, pageantry and in many ways the predictable process of an inauguration, but it‘s also been an inauguration, but it‘s also been an extraordinary day with the transition of power from barack obama, to donald trump, a man who is of course very different with a different policy agenda, and he did an inaugural address, not particularly long or of literary flourishes, but very directly addressed to american workers and a very firm commitment to make america first again as he put it. this famed house has been the home
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of lincoln, roosevelt, jefferson and kennedy. but few predicted that donald trump would ever become its tenant. america‘s‘s capital filled up tenant. america‘s‘s capital filled up with its supporters. —— his supporters. voters who believe that washington is broken, and needs a political outsider to fix it. it means a lot for our country. to see a new time. something to experience. but rarely has a winning candidate been so hated. his opponents view him as racist, sexist, a hot—headed demagogue. 3 million other americans voted for hillary, and she won the presidency. and she should be our next president, and i think a lot of people are upset with the person
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that‘s coming into office and what he represents. much of the capital was in lockdown. a modern—day fortress. the billionaire began his day ina fortress. the billionaire began his day in a house of prayer, accompanied by his wife, daughters and sons. america‘s new family farm. some contemplative moments for barack obama as he vacated the oval office, leaving behind a letterfor his successor on the desk. then he made his way to the most prized real estate in the land, 1600 pennsylvania ave. never has there been such a difference in personality, in policy, between an outgoing and incoming president. but america prides itself on the peaceful tra nsfer of america prides itself on the peaceful transfer of power. what
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could be more civil than coffee and a chat at the white house? barack obama claimed throughout the campaign that donald trump was unfit to be president, but this is the people‘s house. in the states that mattered, the voters decided otherwise. these protesters were determined to make it a violent tra nsfer of determined to make it a violent transfer of power. smashing windows in downtown washington. not far from the parade route. but they could not impede the final stretch of the most improbablejourney impede the final stretch of the most improbable journey in modern—day american history, as a billionaire businessman who has never held elected office, travelled down pennsylvania avenue for his swearing in on capitol hill. hillary clinton
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had hoped this day would be hers. watching must —— watching what must have been the most painful of pageants. but really big name stars have stayed away. and the crowds we re have stayed away. and the crowds were much smaller than those that greeted barack were much smaller than those that greeted ba rack obama were much smaller than those that greeted barack obama eight years ago. hail to the chief rang out for barack obama won last time as he entered the final minutes of his eight—year presidency, and one sensed a feeling of the map happiness, even though this wasn‘t the way he wanted to end his presidency. then came the entrance ofa man presidency. then came the entrance of a man now taking centre stage. —— of a man now taking centre stage. —— of the man. his inaugural show, ushering in a very new reality. he
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read from a script written by america‘s founding fathers. the presidential oath of office. i, donald john trump, do solemnly swear that i will faithfully execute the office of president of the united states. and will, to the best of my ability... and will, to the best of my ability... preserve, protect and defend... preserve, protect and defend... preserve, protect and defend... the constitution of the united states. the constitution of the united states. 35 simple words that made him donald trump —— president donald trump. the gun
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salute at america‘s new commander—in—chief, the man now in charge of the world‘s most feared military, but also the world‘s nuclear arsenal. donald trump was written off as a joke when he announced his candidacy for the white house. but now he has become america‘s a1st president, and they will be talking about this moment for centuries to come. -- a5th moment for centuries to come. —— a5th president. then came his inaugural address, a speech which he intended to define the trump error. today, we are not merely transferring power from one administration to another, or from one party to another. but we are transferring power from washington, dc, and giving it back to you, the people. mothers and children trapped in poverty in our intercity is. busted out factories, scattered like
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to m bsto nes busted out factories, scattered like tombstones across the landscape. —— rusted. an education system flush with cash, but which leaves our young and beautiful students deprived of all knowledge. and the crime, and the gangs, and the drugs, that has stolen too many lies and robbed our country of so much unrealised potential. —— stolen so many lives. this american carnage stops right here, and stops right now. he had written a fiercely nationalistic speech echoing his campaign rhetoric about putting america first. we assembled here today are —— are issuing a new decree to be heard in every city, in every foreign capital, and in every hole of power. from this day forward, a new vision will govern our land. from this day
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forward , will govern our land. from this day forward, it‘s going to be only america first, america first. and then, his finale. the slogan, but helped him win the presidency. we will make america stronger again. we will make america stronger again. we will help —— make america wealthy again, we will make america proud again. we will make america safe again. we will make america safe again. and yes, together, we will make america great again! thank you, god bless you, and god bless america! thank you. and then it was time for the former president to leave town. mindful no doubt that donald trump and a republican—controlled congress will try to demolish some of his signature achievements. but powerless now to stop them. the ground has shifted dramatically in
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washington, and the reverberations will be felt across america, around the world. the country is now run by the world. the country is now run by the most unconventional and unpredictable of modern american presidents. the day that many help for, the day that many feared, has now come. look at that, smiles and handshakes and all civility, but make no mistake, this is a definite transition of power. things will be different in washington and they will not be the way barack obama wa nted will not be the way barack obama wanted them to be all work for them to be. i‘m joined wanted them to be all work for them to be. i‘mjoined by wanted them to be all work for them to be. i‘m joined by bob walker, a former republican congressman from pennsylvania. what did you make of donald trump‘s inaugural address? what i thought he did was take his
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beliefs and expand them into a world view. it was a speech aimed mostly at his base, but a speech which made it clear to the world what his sta nce it clear to the world what his stance as president was going to be. are you concerned by the fact that donald trump, and we can see the protests happening right now in washington, things that i have never seen before, all you concerned by those scenes? sure, we are a country that has become badly divided. we have become more and more divided over the last decade, and we hope that what donald trump is doing in terms of turning power back to the people to decide their own lives will in fact help pull the country together when people have... so you don‘t think so much that donald trump needs with words to reach out to people like this or to people who didn‘t vote for him, his daughter we re
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didn‘t vote for him, his daughter were to reach out to them very far but he might reach out to people who didn‘t vote for them. we didn‘t hear it in the inaugural address, but you‘re suggesting perhaps the issue is whether his policies can bring people run? i think what he said about his vision of helping to bring the city ‘s back, helping to bring manufacturing industry back and so on, was aimed at being an inclusive message, and i was thrilled when he talked about beginning once again to do exploration of space, and move the country towards... do exploration of space, and move the country towards. . ij do exploration of space, and move the country towards... i knew you would be happy with space being mentioned! well, i was delighted to hear that, but that is one of those issues were america is united around the idea of —— that reaching out beyond ourselves is a good thing. do you understand, bob, why these people are so angry? the fact is that what they are talking about is
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basically paring down our constitutional system. when i hear some of these people talk about the fa ct some of these people talk about the fact that hillary clinton got more are: therefore e therefore she should be votes are therefore she should be president, well, that is not what our constitution says. so they are talking about that, and i am afraid that some people who preach tolerance practice more in the way of fascism when they get angry. and that concerns me, because i think there are ways inside our system to protest, but do so in a way that‘s meaningful and not simply harmful. but you wouldn‘t dispute that there we re but you wouldn‘t dispute that there were times during his campaign when donald trump also use divisive language? i know have heard you say that before. no, iwould language? i know have heard you say that before. no, i would dispute that, and i thought the today, what he did was he took some of that out of the idea behind trumpism, and
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expanded it to something a lot of americans can get behind. he talked about reviving the manufacturing economy and bringing backjobs to this country. can he do that, in a meaningful way? backjobs to this country. can he do that, in a meaningfulway?m backjobs to this country. can he do that, in a meaningfulway? if in fa ct we that, in a meaningfulway? if in fact we understand that manufacturing in the 21st century is going to be a lot different than... robots are going to be a part of it, but it means we have to train people to do thejobs but it means we have to train people to do the jobs that will be available, so the industries may use available, so the industries may use a lot of robots, but somebody has to maintain those robots and be the electoral technicians and engineers and all the people who make that system work. and so, i think you can bring jobs back but they are not necessarily the jobs of the palace, they will be the jobs of future amine so make sure our educational system is robust enough to be able to provide those kind of talents to
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our system. —— the jobs to provide those kind of talents to our system. —— thejobs of to provide those kind of talents to our system. —— the jobs of the past. this is the post—manufacturing job growth, nobody‘s really cracked it but they are going to be looked —— looking at it. bob walker, thank you very much forjoining me here on our patch on capitol hill. there is donald trump, you saw him taking the oath of office, with his wife milani. —— with his wife melania. they have a long parade down pennsylvania avenue from the capitol, to the white house, and that parade is high school bands, marching bands, and people from all over the country, and normal elastic couple of hours. laura trevelyan, what is happening? the crowds are
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here, the spaces are filling up, and joining me now is mark, tell me, what did you make of president trump‘s address? what did you make of president trump's address? i think it was very similarto trump's address? i think it was very similar to his trump's address? i think it was very similarto his campaign. trump's address? i think it was very similar to his campaign. i wish i would have seemed a little bit more towards the other people who were opposing him, to help bring unity to the country. you would have liked him to reach out a little bit more? similarto him to reach out a little bit more? similar to what he did the night of the election, to open up to those people, to help bring everyone together. we can see this is a device —— divided country, we have the protesters marching up and down. not as much as i would have expected, but that is part of democracy. now the real work starts. what is your biggest hope that donald trump can bring to this
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country? the biggest hope i think is that america's always been taking ca re of that america's always been taking care of the world, it's nice to take ca re of care of the world, it's nice to take care of america first, and then once we get our own house in line, let's ta ke we get our own house in line, let's take care of other people and bring jobs to the economy, bring the american dream back. did you recognise the america that president trump described, he said it‘s time to stop the american "carnage"?|j grew up in a very small town in pennsylvania, i come from a very different background, and i've put myself through college and i do see it. i think a lot of people across country are hurting, and i think this is worth their supporters came out, hopefully things are going to get a lot better in the future. how about the message on trade? it‘s quite a protectionist message from president trump. is that when you support, or do you worry that
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ta riffs support, or do you worry that tariffs could actually damage our economy? i don't worry about it, i think the rest of the world has been taking advantage of america for a long time. i'm looking forward to having things put in place, whether it is tariffs, restrictions or constraints which will make it a lot better to have american products. you talk about wanting to see president trump reach out to those who did not vote for him. ina out to those who did not vote for him. in a practicalway, how can out to those who did not vote for him. in a practical way, how can you do that once it gets to the white house? i think his success is going to be the same but he's done for the la st to be the same but he's done for the last six months, where he's going to keep the american public injune, i think is going to utilise the social media, and hopefully keep everybody united along with the other half of the country who did not vote for him. how about that twitter account? do you think he should lay off the twitter, or do you agree it is a great medium for communicating? twitter, or do you agree it is a great medium for communicating ?|j twitter, or do you agree it is a great medium for communicating? i am not a twitter person, but i do think
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he needs to chill out a little bit on it and maybe do it a little bit more selectively, we shall say. but did you feel out there in arizona that he was going to win, but this was good to happen, and this moment that we are about to see, president trump going down pennsylvania avenue, that it is possible?” thought it was possible, my kids didn't believe me, but i've watched him throughout my adult life and usually if he's going to do something he's going to make it work. i was a little bit concerned at the end, because of the polls, but obviously they were not right. mark, thank you very much for joining us. from a very loyal trump supporter, with hopes that he will reach out to those who did not vote
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for him. those protests continue around washington, this is a very divided country. we will see if donald trump can do much to heal some of those divisions. let‘s go to michelle fleu ry divisions. let‘s go to michelle fleury in new york. i listened to donald trump‘s address and heard two things, one was a strong feeling of patriotism or nationalism, and the other was, this is going to be a presidency all about american jobs. what you think, can he do it? that's going to be the huge challenge. he inherits an economy that many will say is close to full employment, so his goal of creating millions of jobs will come up against that. also add in the fact you have got an ageing baby boomer population who are going to start retiring, but will also make it more challenging for him to try and create more jobs,
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another aspect is his immigration policy. if he follows through on some of the things he has promised to do on that front, the huge influx of talent and people into this country has also helped the job market. that will be harder if he wa nts to market. that will be harder if he wants to continue to create more jobs. but striking to me was his sort of repetition of something we‘ve heard from him before, and thatis" we‘ve heard from him before, and that is" buy american, and higher american." a very protectionist stance, and we know he has strong views on trade. he said protectionism will work to make america stronger again. some of his trading allies might feel that protectionism is going to participate a trade war and be bad for the global economy. —— precipitate. countries like mexico have already felt the brunt of some
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of his tweets, i thinking perhaps particularly of ford, who decided to not move ahead with the planned factory in mexico. you‘re starting to see american companies talking about their decisions in that context. now, given the length of time companies take in making investment decisions, the timing of these sorts of announcements may not be as much to do with donald trump azimuth sides would like to portray, but there is also china, 2.6 million jobs, americanjobs but there is also china, 2.6 million jobs, american jobs rely but there is also china, 2.6 million jobs, americanjobs rely on china —— trade between china and the us, so they will be watching closely, seeing what happens, and the fear, the worst—case scenario is that there is a global trade war of sorts. that would have a huge knock—on effect on the global economy. michelle fleury, thanks very much. we‘re no pictures, the
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lunch that‘s about to start statuary hall. —— we‘re showing your pictures. i have an old friend, mark williams, we met in ohio in october, and we‘ve been talking aboutjobs on this programme. mark is a steal —— a steelworker who switched from democrat to republican to vote for donald trump in order to safeguard jobs. do you think he can do it, you know what steelworkers are like, do you think he can do what he is promising? yes, i do. because his platform is make america great again. i‘ve seen ever since he‘s been elected, how myjob in particular, how the business has already picked up. the stock market has picked up. i have faith in him
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that he‘s going to do what he says. but a lot of the jobs you‘ve seen lost in ohio, it‘s notjust trade and it‘s not just lost in ohio, it‘s notjust trade and it‘s notjust immigrants, the issueis and it‘s notjust immigrants, the issue is automation. robots are taking jobs as well. he can change that, can he? no, but he can try and bring skilled jobs back to america, get people trained up. plumbers, welders, things like that. tell us what you‘ve seen in the rain. you‘ve gone from an industry that employs 12,000 people to how many now? couple of hundred. what are you hoping now from donald trump?” couple of hundred. what are you hoping now from donald trump? i hope that in less than a year we will have about 1000 people working in the rain.
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—— —— lorraine. people will take pride in what they are doing again. when we met in ohio, you told me you had some reservations about some things donald trump said about women and immigrants. is that still the case? yes, he needs to get better at that. has specifically? -- highwood specifically. he doesn't need to get on twitter and start bashing people. he needs to calm down, do hisjob, and let‘s make america great again. move forward. he is now going to be president. —— he has now got to be
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president, right? yes, the job sta rts president, right? yes, the job starts today. do you think he will bea starts today. do you think he will be a different president in town, then, from the one he was as candidate? absolutely, the man i met on labor day is nothing like the media portrays him. he is very concerned with what the working family, the workers, are concerned with. he is very adamant about adding jobs back in america. he is very adamant about reforming health care, so that it works for everybody. so from my discussion with him at that lunch on that day, icame with him at that lunch on that day, i came away from that with the feeling that he was honest and genuine, and that he would do exactly what he is setting out to do. was it a difficult decision for
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you, as a union member, to switch from the democratic family —— party to vote for donald trump? it was a little bit difficult, but it was something that i felt in my heart i had to do. how closely are you going to be watching what happens now he is president? i will be watching pretty closely. i haven‘t been able to watch so much with his cabinet choices, my wife as you know has been ill, she had surgery on december 16, she had a stroke during the surgery, so she‘s been going through a lot of rehab and stuff, so my focus has been on her entirely these last 30 days. so i haven‘t been following the news as much. but i know you will be following
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closely, and if you are happy, i am going to assume other trump supporters are happy. let‘s listen to paul ryan. i think about the time that we fought back and forth just down the hall. on the way to a vote. but if memory serves, more often than not we walked that way because we we re than not we walked that way because we were being dragged into the speaker's office to be admonished for being rabble—rousers. we've had so for being rabble—rousers. we've had so many great memories here. i know thisjob makes so many great memories here. i know this job makes you so many great memories here. i know thisjob makes you an officer of so many great memories here. i know this job makes you an officer of the senate. but you, mike pence, will always be a part of the people's house. —— pence. to use a sports analogy, i would say, we play rugby, they play golf. just saying! i am reminded of something, though, that
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i think is pretty profound, that makes me think of mike pence. i reminded of the words of mike's favourite author, "as long as you have live and breath, believe. as long as you have life and breath, believe. ladies and gentlemen, there was no one that i have served with who brings more belief to his work than mike pence. no one believes more deeply in our country and our people. no one believes more deeply in our capacity to do great things. he isa in our capacity to do great things. he is a happy warrior. the president could not have chosen a better partner for this work. so mr president, mr vice president, partner for this work. so mr president, mrvice president, we raise our glasses to you, and to
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your beautiful family. may you have every blessing and success, as the 48th vice president of the united states of america. slainte! well, the theme of today‘s inauguration is uniquely american. there are some words that come to mind when you hear that phrase. big, bold, energetic. enterprising. and resilient. always looking to the next horizon. sure sounds like our country, and it sure sounds like donald trump. our president has surmounted
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formidable challenges. he has been often underestimated. but it never let it stop him from succeeding. we wish him similar success as he turns to the charge of governing. he will face many challenges, but we have been challenged before and emerged stronger. we live in changing times, but that some things ensure. we celebrate one today. this inauguration
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