Donald Trump inauguration

The U.S Capitol Building is prepared for the inaugural ceremonies for President-elect Joe Biden as American flags are placed in the ground on the National Mall on January 18, 2021 in Washington, DC. The approximately 191,500 U.S. flags will cover part of the National Mall and will represent the American people who are unable to travel to Washington, DC for the inauguration. (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Why does Inauguration Day take place on Jan. 20?

American politics’ big day used to take place in March.

Inauguration Day’s biggest moments, in Scott Feschuk’s eyes

Our humour columnist skewers a day of pomp, Donald Trump—and ponchos.

The odd parallels between Donald Trump and King Edward VIII

Our royal reporter watches Trump’s inauguration and finds a populist easily led by those around him—reminding her of an ignoble king

Maclean’s on the Hill: Donald Trump is U.S. President

Our weekly politics podcast goes in-depth on Donald Trump’s inauguration in Washington, D.C. First up: Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan

How tiny details tell the bigger story of a surreal inauguration

From Melania Trump’s Tiffany gift to Bill Clinton’s firm grip on his wife’s hand, Inauguration Day’s true meaning came down to small things

What questions did Canada google about Trump?

We answer the most Googled questions in Canada about Trump: How tall is he? What happens if he’s impeached?

Sean Spicer has the craziest job in the Trump administration

Some of Canada’s top political communications experts on what it must be like trying to manage Donald Trump’s message

Looking up to leadership: Do you have to be tall to be U.S. president?

It’s good to be tall, even in U.S. politics, as a comparison of presidential height to the average height of the American male reveals

Donald Trump’s journey from spoiled, antsy, fistic brat to president

Trump said the ‘American carnage stops right here and stops right now,’ but history will recall the U.S. was peaceful and prosperous as his presidency began

The subtext of Donald Trump’s inaugural address

‘My fellow Americans: We must move swiftly to recover from this appalling era of low unemployment, strong markets and falling crime’

America will endure

Scott Gilmore watches Donald Trump’s inauguration next to a towering reminder that fear and ignorance have failed once before

Why Donald Trump’s speech worked

Trump’s speech revealed his plan for his presidency: positioning himself as an independent, while posing as a Republican. Will it work?