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Trump Backers From Red And Blue States — Including Mass. — Join Inauguration Celebrations In D.C.06:24
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The crowd starts to fill the National Mall as the sun rises before the swearing in of Donald Trump as the 45th President of the Untied State during the 58th Presidential Inauguration at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, Friday. (Carolyn Kaster/AP)
The crowd starts to fill the National Mall as the sun rises before the swearing in of Donald Trump as the 45th President of the Untied State during the 58th Presidential Inauguration at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, Friday. (Carolyn Kaster/AP)
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It's a divisive day around Washington and around the country as protests are planned over the inauguration Friday of Donald Trump as president of the United States. Of course, celebrations are also planned, and Trump backers are in Washington to show their support.

WBUR's Fred Thys is in Washington, too, and joined Morning Edition from Dupont Circle Friday morning.

This segment aired on January 20, 2017.

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