Donald Trump will become American's 45th president during Friday's inauguration ceremony

Jan 23, 2017, 00:30
Donald Trump will become American's 45th president during Friday's inauguration ceremony

WASHINGTON (A.W.)-Vice President-elect Mike Pence named Armenian-American Ken Nahigian to serve as the Executive Director of the Trump-Pence Presidential Transition on January 18.

All eyes were on President Donald Trump, but Mike Pence was sworn-in as well to become the 48 vice president, the sixth from the Hoosier State.

They then took a motorcade for the short journey to St John's Episcopal Church, where they were also joined by Mr Trump's adult children.

The former IN governor is the sixth vice president from IN and the first since Huntington's Dan Quayle IN 1989-93 under former President George H.W. Bush. There, he was greeted by Vice President Joe Biden, and his wife.

President Barack Obama and Mr Trump greeted well wishers as they arrived, following a final meeting between the pair at the White House.

Both were sworn-in around noon. Pence was, however, busy hosting the Vice President-elect's Inaugural Dinner at the National Portrait Gallery.

Pence completed his first term as IN governor earlier this month.

"Together we will determine the course of America and the world for many, many years to come".

Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, meanwhile, swore Mike Pence in as the new vice president of the United States.

Vice president-elect Mike Pence and his wife Karen Pence dance at the Indiana Inaugural Ball, Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017 in Washington.

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