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Inauguration 17
Chelsea Beck / NPR

President Trump will address a joint session of Congress for the first time on Tuesday evening at the Capitol, around 9:00 PM Eastern Time. The address comes a day after Trump gave an outline of his budget plan for Congress, which would increase defense spending and make cuts to domestic programs. Following tradition, House Speaker Paul Ryan invited the president to make the speech to lay out his agenda in the early days of his new administration.

Inauguration 17
Chelsea Beck / NPR

On Friday, January 20th, Donald Trump will be sworn into office as the 45th President of the United States.  NPR hosts Steve Inskeep and Audie Cornish will co-host special inauguration coverage from the West Front of the Capitol in Washington, DC, overlooking the presidential platform, from 10:00am until 2:00pm.

The program will feature the swearing in of the President and Vice President, speeches, newsmaker interviews, live reports from around the Capitol and the National Mall, and analysis from NPR’s Political Team.

Trump illustration - inauguration 17
Chelsea Beck / NPR

On Friday, January 20th, Donald Trump will be sworn into office as the 45th President of the United States.  NPR hosts Steve Inskeep and Audie Cornish will co-host special inauguration coverage from the West Front of the Capitol in Washington, DC, overlooking the presidential platform, from 10:00am until 2:00pm.

Donald Trump campaigns in Columbus
Andy Chow / Ohio Public Radio

The NPR Politics team and reporters across the newsroom will be live-annotating a news conference with President-elect Donald Trump, expected at 11 am ET/8am PT on Wednesday. We will be fact-checking and providing background to his remarks in real-time. We will be paying special attention to any comments about conflicts of interest, health care and national security.

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President Barack Obama speaks about affordable health care at an event in 2013 with Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick. Despite controversy and a bumpy rollout, the president's signature bill enrolled more people than it had originally aimed for.
Eric Haynes / Governor's Office

The NPR Politics team and reporters across the newsroom will be live-annotating President Obama's farewell address in Chicago on Tuesday night, scheduled to begin at 9 pm ET. The team will be adding fact-checks and background to Obama's comments as he gives them. We'll be watching in particular for remarks on his legacy, national security, health care and foreign policy, among other topics.

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