Today the official start of the peaceful transition of power from Obama to President-Elect Donald Trump begins. Understandably all eyes were upon the Trump family’s arrival at Andrews Air Force base late this morning.
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Moving right along… the Trump family headed directly to a luncheon held for GOP lawmakers, where he spoke for a few minutes and also persuaded Melania to say a few words.
Not bad for being completely caught off guard! After a stop at Blair House, where President-Elect Trump will spend the night, the family along with Vice President-Elect Pence and his wife, headed over to Arlington National Cemetery.
Laying a wreath honoring our nation’s heroes at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier is by far one of the most solemn and profound occasions one can experience. Being a witness to history and hearing the mournful sounds of Taps, one can’t help but be moved.
A fitting start to one of this Republic’s greatest strengths, a peaceful transition of power.