President Trump greeted UN Ambassador Nikki Haley after her swearing in ceremony conducted by Vice President Pence.
President Trump signs directives to begin building a wall at the border between Mexico and the United States, and to enforce penalties against cities that designate themselves as sanctuaries for undocumented aliens. (Source)
President Trump gives remarks in front of crowd and reporters at Department of Homeland Security at swearing in ceremony for General John F. Kelly.
President Trump speaks on the phone with Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant to discuss relief from damage due to recent storms in his state.
President Trump appoints White House compliance team to serve under White House Counsel Donald F. McGahn. (Source)
9AM: President Trump holds early morning breakfast meeting with key U.S. business leaders along with Chief of Staff Reince Priebus, Chief Strategist Steve Bannon, and Senior Adviser Stephen Miller.
Michael Dell, Dell Computers
Jeff Fettig, CEO, Whirlpool Corporation
Mark Fields, CEO, Ford Motor Company
Alex Gorsky, CEO, Johnson & Johnson
Klaus Kleinfeld, CEO, Arconic
Mario Longhi, CEO US Steel
Wendell Weeks, CEO, Corning
Mark Sutton, CEO, International Paper
Kevin Plank, CEO, Under Armour
Elon Musk, CEO Tesla and Space X
Andrew Liveris, CEO, Dow Chemical
Marilyn Hewson, CEO, Lockheed Martin
Mid morning: President Trump signs the following Executive Orders:
United States withdrawal from Trans Pacific Partnership
Federal Government employee hiring freeze
Reaffirmation of the “Mexico City Policy, which bans foreign non-governmental organizations from promoting or paying for abortion services.
3:30PM EST: President Trump convened a meeting of about a dozen labor leaders Monday at the White House.
5:50PMEST: President Trump holds meeting with top congressional leaders from both parties at the State Dining Room in the White House. Also in attendance were Vice President Mike Pence, Chief of Staff Reince Priebus, Chief Strategist Steve Bannon and Senior Adviser Jared Kushner.
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).