Midday: Prime Minister’s office confirms Canadian PM spoke with President Trump. Congratulating him on his inauguration, and reiterating the importance the Canada-United States bilateral relationship.
Los Angeles Times reports that President Trump also had a phone conversation with Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto earlier today.
Reversal of the recent mortgage insurance rate reduction on qualifying FHA loans. The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) immediately released a statement confirming the order.
A waiver removing military service conditions that would allow General James Mattis to officially be named defense secretary if confirmed.
Official nominations for Elaine Chao as Transportation Secretary, Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt as head of the Environmental Protection Agency, Rick Perry for EPA, Nikki Haley for Ambassador to the UN, Terry Bransted as Ambassador to China, Tom Price for Surgeon General, and Betsy DeVos for Secretary of Education.
Mid Evening: President and Mrs. Trump attend Liberty and Freedom Balls, black tie inauguration parties located at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center. They also attended the Salute To Our Armed Forces Ball.
The President-Elect arrived in Washington DC with his family in, for the first time since being elected, a plane that is part of the presidential fleet. Landing at Joint Base Andrews outside of Washington DC.
He later placed a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Arlington Cemetery before joining Congressional leaders at a luncheon in his own hotel in Washington.
Thursday afternoon: Trump attends a pre-inaugural concert in his honor on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial that included celebrity Jon Voight, rock group Three Doors Down, country singer Toby Keith, and soul singer Sam Moore (Of Sam and Dave fame).