Trump Tweets Message to American People As He Heads to DC for Inauguration

Posted: Jan 19, 2017 9:00 AM

As he made his way to the nation’s capital Thursday morning for the first day of inauguration events, President-elect Donald Trump said that he will work hard to make his presidency a "great journey" for the American people.

"Getting ready to leave for Washington, D.C." he tweeted Thursday morning. "The journey begins and I will be working and fighting very hard to make it a great journey for ... the American people. I have no doubt that we will, together, MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN!"

Trump will be sworn in at noon Friday by US Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts.

A full schedule of events can be found here.

The president-elect also tweeted out a quote from Rev. Franklin Graham, who will be participating in Friday’s inauguration ceremony.

"'It wasn't Donald Trump that divided this country, this country has been divided for a long time!' Stated today by Reverend Franklin Graham," Trump wrote.