The leader of Taiwan's delegation to the U.S. presidential inauguration dismissed as "small-minded" China's strong objections to his attendance Friday.7 Comments
President Tsai Ing-wen on Saturday congratulated Donald Trump and Mike Pence on becoming U.S. president and vice president and said she hopes for even better relations between Taiwan and the United States under the Trump administration.
Champagne corks popped in Moscow as Russians celebrated the start of Donald Trump's presidency, confident of better relations ahead between the two countries.
In living rooms, cafes and offices, Americans watched Donald Trump become the nation's 45th president on Friday, with many eagerly anticipating the historic transition and others deeply fearing it.
Donald Trump was sworn in as the 45th president of United States on Friday, issuing a staunchly nationalist vow to put "America first" in his opening address to a country -- and a world -- watching a page of history turn.
The following is the complete text of Donald Trump's inaugural address delivered Friday after he was sworn in as the 45th president of the United States:
US President Donald Trump placed the battle against Islamic extremism at the heart of his foreign policy as he took office on Friday, vowing to work with allies to destroy the jihadist threat.
Donald Trump became the 45th president of United States on Friday, ushering in a new political era that is cheered and feared in equal measure.
Capping a morning of inaugural pomp and pageantry, Donald Trump stepped before a sprawling crowd at the U.S. Capitol Friday, poised to be sworn in as the 45th president of the United States. His ascent puts Republicans in control of the White House for the first time in eight years.
Just before noon, Donald Trump will stand in front of the U.S. Capitol, place his hand on Abraham Lincoln's Bible and take the oath of office as the next president of the United States. And the world will hold its breath.