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In pictures: Donald Trump’s inauguration

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Like it or not, Donald Trump is now the President of the USA. Photo: AP/Andrew Harnik
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It may be hard to believe – but the President of the United States of America is now Donald J. Trump.  Here are the pictures that prove it:

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President Trump has described his predecessor, Barack Obama, as ''a bad (or sick) guy''. Photo: Getty
First lady Melania Trump fixes the tie of her son Barron Trump prior to President Donald Trump's inaugural address. Photo: Chip Somodevilla/ Getty
President-elect Donald Trump arrives for the presidential inauguration ceremonies on the West front of the U.S. Capitol in Washington Photo: Andrew Gombert - Pool/Getty
Donald Trump takes the oath of office as president. Photo: Getty
Rain started falling as President Trump delivered his inaugural address. Photo: Alex Wong/Getty
President Trump delivers his inauguration address. Photo: Alex Wong/Getty
The 45th President of the United States delivered a fist pumping, rhetoric filled inauguration speech. Photo: Chip Somodevilla/ Getty
The newly sworn-in president give the crowds his signature thumbs up. Photo: Getty
The Trumps and Obamas stand on the Capitol steps during the inauguration ceremony – all eyes were on Michelle Obama's grim visage. Photo: Rob Carr/Getty Photo: Rob Carr/Getty
The most popular politician in the United States leaves Capitol Hill – former President Barack Obama waves from a helicopter as newly elected President Donald Trump walks with his wife Melania back to the Capitol Hill building after his swearing-in. Photo: John Angelillo-Pool/Getty
A soldier and the nuclear "football" stay close to the President at all times Photo: Getty
Protestors in front of the Brandenburg Gate voice opposition to the new US President. Mr Trump is generally unpopular in Germany, after he threatened their car manufacturers with import tariffs. Other placards read "We know in Berlin that walls are wrong". Photo: Michelle Tantussi/Getty
Trump rump: exuberant supporters gather on the National Mall ahead of the inauguration. Photo: Patrick Smith/Getty
Demonstrators hold placards in Madrid on January 20, 2017 during a protest
People watch in the National Mall during the inauguration. Photo: Getty
A protestor on Pennsylvania Avenue during the inauguration. Photo: Jessica Kourkounis/Getty
A protestor is dragged away from a public access point to the National Mall on 14th Street ahead of the inauguration. Riot police were out in force. Photo: Patrick Smith/Getty

And some tweets that captured the moment:

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