The Republican promised to “strengthen” US borders as he spoke in front of thousands of supporters at Washington DC’s Lincoln memorial last night.
He said: "We're going to unify our country.
"We're going to make America great for all of our people. Everybody, everybody, throughout all of our country.
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“That includes the inner cities.”
Pledging to bring back jobs and bolster the US military, he added: “We're going to do things that haven't been done for our country for many, many decades.
“It's going to change, I promise you. It's going to change.”
Fireworks followed the President-elect's brief speech at the Lincoln Memorial
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The billionaire Republican also spoke about “forgotten” Americans neglected by the US political elite.
The 70-year-old said: "They forgot about a lot of us.
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Mr Trump attended a celebratory dinner after the concert in Washington DC
Nigel Farage visited the only British soldier in Arlington cemetery to pay his respects
”On the campaign, I called it the forgotten man and the forgotten woman.
“Well, you're not forgotten anymore.”
Fireworks followed the future Commander-in-Chief’s brief words and he last night attended a celebratory banquet.
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What follows is Donald Trump's action plan to 'Make America Great Again' within the first 100 days of Presidency.
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FIRST: Propose a Constitutional Amendment to impose term limits on all members of Congress.
Country star Toby Keith also serenaded fans of the future President in clear but cool conditions near the landmark memorial.
Earlier in the day, Mr Trump laid a wreath at Arlington military cemetery in Virginia.
Also in the US for today’s inauguration, Former Ukip leader Nigel Farage tweeted a photo showing the Brexit hero and Conservative party peer Lord Ashcroft paying their respects to Field Marshal Sir John Dill – the only Briton buried in the cemetery.
And Mr Farage, along with millionaire Ukip donor Aaron Banks, last night held an inauguration party at the exclusive Hay-Adams hotel in Washington DC.