On Friday, Jan. 20, Donald Trump will be sworn in as the 45th President of the United States in an inauguration ceremony at the U.S. Capitol. This gallery looks back at some Inauguration ceremonies Washington has witnessed over the years.
Fort Myer will play a largely ceremonial role on Jan. 20 by providing horses and service members in the parade.
Just hours after the conclusion of James Mattis’ confirmation hearing to be the next secretary of Defense, a broad bipartisan majority of 81 senators voted Thursday to make an exception from the seven-year cooling off period for military officers and allow him to become the department’s top civilian leader.
The next sound you hear will be panic-stricken federal workers fleeing the city — or not — says Senior Correspondent Mike Causey.
Congress’ two defense policy committees were set to meet Thursday to consider whether retired Gen. James Mattis should be the next secretary of Defense, something both houses of Congress will have to approve since his confirmation would require the suspension of a federal law that demands military officers be out of uniform for seven years before they become the military’s civilian boss.
The vast majority of federal employees who responded to a Federal News Radio poll said they have no plans to retire for political reasons during the administration of President-elect Donald Trump.
The FBI’s Washington Field Office is ready to respond to a variety of threats or events that might occur during the 58th Presidential Inauguration. The various tactical response teams can handle hazardous materials, bomb threats, barricade situations, and can offer emergency medical support to agents injured in the line of duty. The FBI Washington Field Office’s tactical response teams presented some of their tools and kits that can be deployed on Inauguration Day during a Jan. 9 press conference in Washington, D.C.
The U.S. Secret Service might be taking the lead on Inauguration Day, but the FBI Washington Field Office is prepared to offer whatever support is needed to the agents who will be working to prevent and protect against domestic threats.
So what kind of federal employee will you be under President Donald Trump’s administration? Take our survey and see where you stand among other government employees.
Everybody take a deep breath. The Plum Book has 4,000 jobs. It always takes months to make a dent.