After the Pomp of Inauguration: Trump’s First Weekend

Friday's inauguration ceremonies were just the beginning, and new President Donald Trump had a full and eventful first weekend in office.

U.S. President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump arrive to a Saturday morning church service at the National Cathedral in Washington, DC, Jan. 21, 2017. Carlos Barria / Reuters
President Trump watches acolytes carrying candles as they pass while he is accompanied by Melania, Vice President Mike Pence and his wife Karen (R), during a prayer service the morning after his inauguration. Carlos Barria / Reuters

Protesters march down Pennsylvania avenue during the Women's March on Washington, Jan. 21, in Washington, DC.


While Trump was attending church service, the Women's March got underway, and not just in Washington. Millions of people took to the streets all around the world-- from New York City, Los Angeles and Chicago, to Amsterdam, Mumbai and Dublin-- in what became a record breaking protest.

Related: Three Million March Worldwide in Record-Setting Protest

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Trump delivers remarks during a visit to the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) in Langley, Virginia, Jan. 21. Carlos Barria / Reuters
Trump leaves the CIA headquarters accompanied by National security adviser General Michael Flynn (2nd L) after delivering remarks. Carlos Barria / Reuters
President Trump and Vice President Pence arrive to a swearing in of White House senior staff in the East Room of the White House on Jan. 22. Andrew Harrer / Pool/Getty Images
Counselor to the President Kellyanne Conway, Senior Advisor Jared Kushner and Chief Strategist Steve Bannon attend the White House senior staff swearing in. Mandel Ngan / AFP/Getty Images
President Trump holds up a letter left for him by former President Barack Obama as he speaks at the swearing in ceremony. Andrew Harnik / AP
The White House senior staff is sworn in. Mandel Ngan / AFP/Getty Images
Trump speaks during an Inaugural Law Enforcement Officers and First Responders Reception in the Blue Room of the White House on Jan. 22. Trump today mocked protesters who gathered for large demonstrations across the U.S. and the world on Saturday to signal discontent with his leadership, but later offered a more conciliatory tone, saying he recognized such marches as a "hallmark of our democracy." Andrew Harrer / Pool/Getty Images
Vice President Pence shakes hands with FBI Director James Comey, watched by Secret Service Director Joseph Clancy and President Trump during the reception for law enforcement officers. Mandel Ngan / AFP/Getty Images

Kellyanne Conway, senior adviser to President Donald Trump, waits to begin a television interview outside the White House, Jan. 22. Conway, a key adviser to Trump, said today the new administration plans to end the Affordable Care Acts requirement that most people have health insurance, a step that could destabilize the law's markets. Conway also created a stir when she defended a claim in Saturday's press briefing, made by Press Secretary Sean Spicer, that the news media falsely portrayed the crowd at President Donald Trump's inauguration on Friday, saying Spicer provided "alternative facts." Conway also responded to a petition with more than 200,000 signatures that called on Trump to release his tax returns, telling ABC "the White House response is that he's not going to release his tax returns."

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