Inauguration of Donald J. Trump - January 20, 2017
Published onJanuary 21, 2017
Photos: Steve Petteway; collection of the Supreme Court of the United States.
As they have throughout American history, members of the U.S. Supreme Court took part in this year’s inauguration on January 20, 2017. Their participation is documented in the accompanying photos. Chief Justice John G. Roberts, Jr. administered the oath of office to Donald Trump, the nation's 45th president, and Associate Justice Clarence Thomas administered the oath to the new vice president, Michael Pence.